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Full-Time MS in Accountancy students can choose between internship and non-internship tracks to accommodate their goals. The non-internship track has a shorter timeline, but the benefits of the internship track are many, including a wealth of valuable real-world experience that can prepare you for career success and help differentiate you from other candidates during your job search. A majority of our students choose this path for the hands-on experience and career preparation it provides.
Managerial Accounting & Performance Measurement
This course trains business professionals to comprehend and utilize an organization's internal accounting system to assist in strategic decision making.
Applied Financial Statement Analysis with Data Analytics
This course develops your analytical ability to use financial information to perform various types of applied economic and financial analysis.
This course includes an analysis of auditing in relation to financial reporting with emphasis on the CPA's attest function and ethics, legal responsibility, security, and regulatory influences.
Positive Accounting Research Concepts & Empirical Analysis Tools
This course teaches students the conceptual role of financial accounting information in capital markets and the analysis techniques used to document key empirical evidence.
Financial Reporting I
This course teaches the conceptual and practical problems in measuring equity, assets, and liabilities. Students will become proficient in assessing the financial position of a company.
Financial Reporting II
This course addresses accounting for mergers and acquisitions, foreign operations, and derivative financial instruments.
Research into Professional Accounting Standards
This course covers the framework for standard-setting established by the FASB. It also reviews how to research financial accounting and reporting issues.
Basic Federal Income Tax Accounting
This course introduces the federal tax system in the US and focuses on federal tax code. Skills will be developed to research the tax issues and determine proper reporting.
Auditing II–Auditing & Information Systems
This course focuses on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and designing effective internal controls and auditing in an IT environment.
Basic Income Tax–Business Entities & Gift/Estate Taxes
This course introduces the US federal tax system and specifics of federal tax code, providing an overview of tax partnership, corporate, gift, and estate taxes.
Basic Business Law
This course surveys the law of contracts, agency, and business associations.
Core Statistics for MS Students Using R
This course focuses on statistical skills and the language R, covering central tendency and variability, probability, distributions, standard scores, hypothesis testing, etc.
Programming for Analytics
This course provides a foundation in programming within the R environment. Traditional concepts are taught in context of marketing and business analytics.
This course establishes the rhetorical principles of logic and persuasion and the interactional approach to communication in groups and professional relationships.
Taxes and Business Strategy
This course helps students evaluate tax-planning opportunities and understand how taxes affect profitability and cash flow implications of business decisions.
Accounting Analytics for Forensics
This course gives students skills surrounding fraud investigations. It delves into analytical methodologies and how Access and Excel can be used to provide evidence.
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