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Master of Science in Accounting Degree Online

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Course Descriptions

ACCT 710 - INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING

A study of the fundamentals of research processes in accounting. The primary focus of the course will be on analyzing specific accounting issues and common methodologies used in accounting research and on evaluating research results using examples from current accounting literature.

ACCT 715 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING THEORY

A study of financial accounting theory as it relates to decision making in a contemporary, global financial reporting environment. Key areas of concentration include decision usefulness perspectives and applications, manager motivation and performance measures, and global standard setting in accounting.

ACCT 725 - MANAGEMENT CONTROL PROCESSES & SYSTEMS

A study of the processes and systems used by managers to ensure organizational goals and strategies are being implemented as intended. The course involves analyzing various management control processes and systems, examining the strengths and weaknesses of each, and evaluating effective implementation strategies. Case analysis is emphasized.

ACCT 795 - ACCOUNTING RESEARCH SEMINAR

This seminar course will provide students with a capstone experience of their academic studies. Students will research and analyze recent literature, both professional and academic, in accounting, focusing on the impact of current developments in various areas of the accounting profession. Students will also apply accounting research strategies, learned over the course of their studies in the program, to a topic agreed upon by the student and professor. Students will present their research findings to colleagues at the end of the course.

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