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UD’s online master’s in accounting program is accredited by AACSB International and features core accounting courses focused on solid accounting principles, the assurance function, tax regulations and business law. Upon graduation, you’ll be equipped with the educational requirements to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam and become licensed as a U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
You can complete this online program in as little as one year with transfer credits and full-time study. Many students finish within 18 months, but you may take up to five years to complete the program.
Understand financial accounting in more depth in the first of a series of 3 courses. You’ll gain the conceptual framework of accounting and prepare several financial statements as part of this course.
PREREQ: ACCT207 or equivalent.
Tackle the more challenging aspects of corporate reporting including short- and long-term liabilities, contingencies, investments, stockholders equity, dilutive securities and earnings per share calculations so you understand how financial accounting affects important transactions. Within the course, you’ll create a stockholders equity section of the balance sheet.
PREREQ: ACCT 610 or equivalent.
In this final course of the three-part series, you’ll cover revenue recognition, accounting for income taxes, pensions and leases, accounting changes and error analysis, statement of cash flows and disclosure requirements. Within the course, you’ll create a statement of cash flows.
PREREQ: ACCT 611 or equivalent.
Understand how a variety of important business transactions should be treated as you learn the remaining topics required for the Financial Accounting and Reporting section of the CPA exam. Topics include partnerships, business combinations, foreign currency transactions and government and non-for-profit accounting. Within the course, you’ll account for a business combination and foreign currency transactions.
Business-oriented overview of microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. Approximately two-thirds of the course will focus on microeconomics and one-third on macroeconomics.
Elective Courses – Choose 2
Possible Prerequisite Courses
Surveys concepts underlying financial accounting and external reporting. Provides an understanding of accounting methods, standards, and terminology so that students can interpret and evaluate financial statements. Students are encouraged to participate in class and group discussions involving contemporary investment issues and decisions.
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