Accounting with CPA Emphasis

This specialization is designed to help prepare students for the CPA exam as well as the CPA profession. Blending accounting theory with its practical application, the coursework provides a solid foundation in problem-solving, managing risk, understanding the impact of regulatory compliance, and using accounting practices and tax strategies in a dynamic business environment.

Completion Requirements

  • 30 total semester credits
    • Core courses (15 sem. cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 sem. cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

MS in Accounting students must complete five required core courses and an additional five courses to complete the Accounting With CPA Emphasis specialization.

Core Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code ACCT 6000 Course Decision-Making Tools for Today's Financial Professional Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code ACCT 6010 Course Analysis and Communication for the Financial Professional Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code ACCT 6020 Course Legal and Ethical Issues in Accounting and Finance Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code ACCT 6130 Course Managerial Accounting for Organizational Performance Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code ACCT 6140 Course Current Trends in Accounting Standards Credits (3 sem. cr.)

Specialization Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code ACCT 6600 Course Managing Operational and Financial Business Risks Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code ACCT 6610 Course Managing Regulatory Compliance Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code ACCT 6620 Course Accounting Theory and Application Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code ACCT 6630 Course Tax Analysis and Decision Making Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code ACCT 6640 Course Solving CPA Problems Credits (3 sem. cr.)
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