About Us

    Masters in Accounting is a free online resource focused on providing the best information for prospective master’s in accounting students researching degrees, programs, and schools. Equally as important, this site provides research information on items such as career outlooks, guides to becoming a student, potentially available scholarships and more. It is our goal to be best in class. If you have an idea to improve the site, or need more information, please contact us.

    Published by Project 8 Labs LLC, Masters in Accounting was established in 2011 and is based in the Seattle metro area. We have been a Better Business Bureau accredited business since 2012.

    Our Editorial Process

    At Masters in Accounting, we use experienced writers, editors, expert reviewers, and contributors to create and review our content. We evaluate each team member’s background and experience to ensure that our content is accurate, up-to-date, and relevant to our readers.

    Editorial Team: Our internal editors fact-check, standardize, and approve all content before it goes live to ensure the best possible experience for our readers.

    Writers: Professional writers research and write all of our content. Our writers adhere to a style guide in order to maintain consistency throughout the website. All of our content is original and backed by reputable sources.

    Expert Reviewers: Since accounting certification and degree requirements frequently change, we partner with experts in the field to regularly review our content so that we can continue to provide our readers with the most accurate, up-to-date information available.

    Contributors: We periodically work with accounting majors and professionals in the field who share their personal experiences and give advice to our readers through interviews and other content contributions.

    Editorial Team

    Laura McPherson, Associate Editor

    Laura McPherson holds a bachelor’s degree in Career and Technical Education and History from Eastern New Mexico University and a Certificate in Writing from the University of California Berkeley Extension. Her experience includes designing career training modules for professionals in various industries, including real estate finance with the Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation. Her creative work has appeared in literary journals such as Paperbark and Corvus Review and she has been an awards reader for The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP). Follow Laura on LinkedIn.

    Audrey Stoffle, Chief Editor

    A graduate of Berea College, Audrey Stoffle has a BA in English with a writing emphasis and a minor in Spanish. During her career, Audrey has worked as Editor for a literary magazine, Appalachian Review (formerly Appalachian Heritage), and has taught English in Seville, Spain. Her writing and editing work has appeared on a variety of career and travel websites and blogs. When she’s not writing, Audrey enjoys running, tennis, photography, and biking around Atlanta. Follow Audrey on LinkedIn.

    Rob Voce, Chief of Product

    Rob Voce is the Chief of Product at Masters in Accounting. Rob is a graduate of Kenyon College with a BA in Honors Economics and he has his MBA from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance and Marketing. He started his career at McKinsey & Company and The Boston Consulting Group before moving to Seattle where he held senior or executive roles at Wizards of the Coast (Hasbro), Amazon.com, and Whitepages.com. He then founded Project 8 Labs in 2010. He enjoys time with his family, the nearby mountains, and coaching, and still actively competes in Track and Field in sprints as well as the occasional decathlon. Follow Rob on LinkedIn.


    Robin Cathey

    Robin Cathey is an Academic Professional at Georgia State University. She has a Master of Applied Linguistics and is a certified K-12 teacher. With over 10 years of teaching experience, she specializes in academic programming for disadvantaged students and English as a Second Language (ESL). She enjoys reading and traveling in her spare time. Follow Robin on LinkedIn.

    Janan Dean

    Janan Dean is a writer for Master’s in Accounting. She has a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Social Work from the University of Edinburgh. In the past, she has worked as a caseworker and research consultant in the public and nonprofit sectors. Janan has published articles in academic journals, created postsecondary curriculum resources, and contributes her expertise on the higher education system as a writer. In her spare time, Janan shares behind-the-scenes content from her family’s farm on social media. Follow Janan on LinkedIn.

    Zach Johnson-Dunlop

    Zach Johnson-Dunlop is a writer and creator based in LA. In addition to professional content writing, he has also written and performed work for the stage. He graduated from Millikin University with a BA in Theater and a minor in Technical Theater. Follow Zach on LinkedIn.


    Annette Nellen, CPA and Director, MS Taxation Program at San José State University
    Mark Holtzmann, Professor and Chair, Accounting, Seton Hall University
    William H. Byrnes IV, Associate Dean, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
    J. Edward Ketz, Professor, Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University
    Mike Sylvester, Managing Partner, SBS CPA Group

    See additional expert contributors: http://www.mastersinaccounting.info/interviews/

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    Association for Financial Professionals
    National Association of Colleges and Employers
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    The Risk Management Association
    Robert Half
    US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics
    US Department of Education
    US Internal Revenue Service
    US News & World Report
    US Securities and Exchange Commission

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