[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Specialization (Online Only)

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The curriculum is designed to provide an understanding of business fundamentals, the ability to use decision processes, knowledge of accounting concepts, and the ability to work effectively in today's fast-changing business environment.

Expected Program Outcomes

As a result of successfully completing the Accounting Specialization program of study, the graduate will be expected to:

•    Apply knowledge of relevant professional standards to resolve financial reporting issues of both U.S. and multinational business entities, governmental agencies, and not-for-profit organizations.
•    Apply knowledge of tax laws for planning and compliance purposes.
•     Interpret areas of potential legal concern in the business environment.
•    Analyze relevant professional standards to complex accounting-related issues, and arrive at well-thought-out conclusions.
•    Apply substantive quantitative and analytical techniques to analyze financial statements within the context of firm valuation.
•    Identify ethical issues and decision alternatives by incorporating appropriate professional codes of conduct and social responsibility.
•    Articulate knowledge of the functional areas of accounting into a comprehensive capstone project using financial statement analysis.

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