M.S. Accounting

The Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to develop the student’s leadership, decision making, and critical thinking abilities.  Students entering the program should have an undergraduate degree in accounting. Students without an undergraduate degree in accounting must complete the undergraduate courses necessary to be prepared for graduate courses.  Students are given opportunities to make decisions based on the critical evaluation of real-life situations. The faculty strive to prepare graduate accounting students for career opportunities and to compete effectively in global business.

Required Courses
FIN 5307Financial Management3
MGMT 5315International Management3
ACCT 5305Accounting Theory3
ACCT 5315Business Law for Accountants3
ACCT 5340Ethics in Accounting3
ACCT 5345Financial Statement Analysis3
ACCT 5365Accounting Research Seminar3
ACCT 5370Auditing Seminar3
ACCT 5395Current Topics in Accounting3
ACCT 5090Comprehensive Examination0
Approved Electives
Approved graduate-level accounting electives9
Total Semester Credit Hours36

Course Information and Schedule 

The Course Information page includes a complete list of courses and course descriptions. 

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 Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge required of a practicing professional accountant.

  2. Demonstrate critical thinking by examining and evaluating alternative solutions to accounting and ethical problems.

  3. Display an understanding of the general business environment and the ethical issues that may arise.

  4. Compose business communications that are in the correct format and are appropriate for the targeted audience.