Albertus Magnus College’s Online Master’s Degree in Accounting Ranked Top 30 in the U.S. for 2016

Albertus Magnus College was recently recognized by Affordable Colleges Online, a leading education and industry resource for online education information, for having one of the best online accounting programs in the nation.

Accountants serve an irreplaceable role inside of a business’s internal operations. Having a well-educated accountant can lead a business to financial success.

"It was important to highlight the top-ranked accredited online accounting degrees in order to bring to light the many options non-traditional students have to pursue their degree in accounting” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of Affordable Colleges Online. “the schools who are ranked, are able to provide a new and personalized program for students to become an accountant in their field of work."

In order for universities to qualify for this ranking they must be public, not for profit, institutions and offer at least five online master’s degrees.

Qualifying schools were then evaluated based on the:

  • Count of online master’s degrees available
  • Graduate tuition and fees
  • Academic and career counseling services
  • Job placement for graduates
  • AC Online Peer-Based Value (PBV)*

An in depth look at the best accounting degrees in the U.S. can be seen here:

Affordable Colleges Online has distinguished its ranking scale by the use of Peer-Based Value, or PBV. The PBV score compares the cost of each program to the cost of similar programs with the same qualitative score. Affordable Colleges Online ranking of the best online programs for the 2016-2017 school year and a complete look at the methodology can be found here: ( began in 2011 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success. We have been featured by nearly 700 postsecondary institutions and nearly 100 government organizations.