2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog

Accounting Specialization (Online Only)

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.