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Franklin University M.S. in Accounting AGAIN Designated a “Best Buy

For Immediate Release: January 27, 2014

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University is proud to announce its online Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program has been independently reviewed and once again ranked by as a "Best Buy" for students seeking a high quality, low-cost online graduate degree.

A GetEducated "Best Online University" affordability ranking indicates that an online master's program has been independently reviewed, compared to its peers in a comprehensive national survey, and found to offer one of the best values in online graduate education for accounting students nationwide.

GetEducated reviewed 207 accredited online business schools by objectively comparing course tuition and online learning fees at 23 online business schools in the United States that offer 24 different master's in accounting online degrees.

Franklin’s transformational MSA Program equips graduates to see big-picture accounting systems and processes. Graduates learn to think critically, communicate effectively, and leverage technology in contributing to high-performing organizations.

Franklin’s MSA provides an executive skill set that prepares graduates to advance into an accounting leadership position such as in the critical areas of management control systems, advanced auditing and data analytics, financial accounting and reporting, enterprise resource planning, forensic accounting, and enterprise risk management. The MSA will prepare graduates to move into advanced-skill, leadership positions, such as CFO, Controller, Internal Auditor, or Accounting Manager.  In addition, at the completion of coursework, graduates will have the foundational knowledge required to sit for professional accounting certification exams, such as the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.

For more information on the Franklin University Master of Science in Accounting, visit:

Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, nearly 10,000 students attend Franklin, through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, three Central Ohio locations and in Beavercreek, as well as at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in addition to online. Franklin offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs (including the new Certificate in Criminal Justice and Logistics Management major) and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University’s MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


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