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        Online Master of Accountancy program earns No. 1 ranking

        March 3, 2017 By Troy Johnson

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        The Harbert College’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program recently earned a No. 1 national ranking from a website dedicated to accounting and finance education., a career and education website, put Auburn at the head of its class of Top Online Master’s in Accounting Programs. The rankings were based on a variety of factors, including academic quality, student experience and graduate success. The survey also weighed tuition cost per online credit hour, accreditation, mid-career salaries of alumni and U.S. News & World Report rankings.

        Rounding out the top 5 were the University of North Carolina, Connecticut, the University of Massachusetts and Penn State University. The full rankings can be found here:

        “Enrollment in online degree programs is increasing and schools are responding by offering more distance education programs at the graduate level - which can be particularly convenient for those who are already working full-time,” said Rob Voce, founder of “Our ranking is designed to help these prospective students learn about and compare first-rate online master’s in accounting programs that offer long-term value.”