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AAFCPAs Launches Innovative Advanced Degree Programs to Support Rising CPA Talent

Boston, MA (October 30, 2018) – AAFCPAs, a best-in-class CPA and consulting firm known for assurance, tax, accounting, wealth management, valuation, business process, and IT advisory solutions, today announced it has partnered with Nichols College Graduate & Professional Studies to provide tailored programs for CPA licensing and MBA degrees.

The initiative is part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to attract the best accounting talent in the industry. The program will offer tracks for:

  • CPA exam training: employees can enroll in an instructor-led, four-part program to prepare for each required CPA exam segment over an 18-month period. Participants can attend in person or remotely for weekly courses, with additional access to professors outside of class hours.
  • Master’s degrees: team members who pass the CPA exam will be eligible to enroll in a custom-designed Nichols program for a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

“We believe in CPAs that are well rounded business professionals, with an understanding of how all the disciplines of business interact with one another. That’s why we have created access to that knowledge – a new part of our ongoing effort to make our people and our firm as successful as possible,” said Dave McManus, Co-Managing Partner at AAFCPAs. “This innovative program eliminates hurdles for our young professionals: they can study together, receive financial support, and take classes in a convenient setting.”

The ability to customize the content of the courses was key to the partnership, added Dave. As the accounting and business industry changes, the programs can be quickly adapted to reflect the real-world circumstances faced by the AAFCPAs team.

“Partnering with AAFCPAs is a win-win for its employees and for Nichols College,” said Kerry Calnan, executive director of Nichols College Graduate & Professional Studies. “Our role is to advance the education and potential of our students, and this program helps AAFCPAs professionals create an exceptional knowledge base that will pay dividends throughout their careers.”

To learn more about AAFCPAs’ Fast Track to CPA Program, visit us at:  https://www.aafcpa.com/careers/earn-your-cpa-mba/

AAFCPAs and Nichols Partnership

About AAFCPAs:

AAFCPAs is an attractive alternative to the Big 4 and National CPA firms. The firm provides best-value assurance, tax, accounting, business process, and IT advisory solutions to nonprofit organizations, commercial companies, and wealthy individuals/estates. Since 1973, its sincere approach to business and service excellence has attracted discerning clients along with the best and brightest CPA and consulting professionals. AAFCPAs donates 10% of its net profits annually to nonprofit organizations. The Firm provides clients with National and Global reach as an independent member of PrimeGlobal, Inc., the fourth largest CPA firm association in the world.

About Nichols College:

Nichols College is a college of choice for business and leadership education as a result of its distinctive career-focused and leadership-based approaches to learning, both in and out of the classroom. Founded in 1815, Nichols transforms today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders through a dynamic, career-focused business and professional education. Nichols serves students interested primarily in a comprehensive business education that is supported by a strong liberal arts curriculum.