Earn career capital with a Master of Science in Accounting from A&M-Commerce
A Master of Science in Accounting degree will take your accounting competencies and skills to the next level. Our AACSB-accredited accounting program will prepare you for a successful career in public accounting, corporate settings or government enterprises. More than just tax forms and Pro Forma, you’ll learn what it takes to provide organizations with valuable insight into operations and trends that can drive company profitability.
MS Accounting Curriculum
Prerequisites for Non-business Undergrad Majors
Prerequisites for Non-business Undergrad Majors:
Get your basics. Don’t have an undergraduate degree in business? No problem, we’ve got you covered.
- Intermediate Accounting 1&2 (ACCT 502)
Core Accounting Courses
Core Accounting Courses:
Develop Professional Skills. Dive into topics like investment, corporate finance, monetary management, and financial reporting covered in the core courses.
- Accounting Research and Communication (ACCT 595)
- Advanced Managerial Accounting (ACCT 525)
- Auditing (ACCT 527)
- Business Law for Accounting (ACCT 568)
- Financial Statement Analysis (ACCT 575)
- Forensic & Investigative Accounting (ACCT 562)
- Government and Not for Profit Accounting (ACCT 522)
- Individual Income Tax (ACCT 538)
- Advanced Income Tax Accounting (ACCT 540)
- Advanced Accounting (ACCT 521)
Make it your own. Customize your degree with electives covering a wide range of financial subjects.
- 2 Accounting Courses from COB Catalog
Available Minors (4 Courses) :
Invest in your future. Stand out from the crowd by adding a minor to your degree.
- Business Analytics
- Cyber Security
- Digital Marketing
- Financial Planning
- Economics of US Healthcare
- Marketing Analytics
- Corporate Management
- Real Estate
Available Certificates (No Prerequisite Required)
Get noticed. Add a certificate to boost your job skills, and get hired!
- Auditing and Forensic Accounting
- Business Analytics
- Economics of Healthcare
- Operational Excellence
- Tax Accounting
MS Accounting COurse Rotations
Accounting (MSA) :: 1.03 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED
SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING
The College of Business offers an in-house Career Services Center focused on guiding business students seeking internships or employment.
The College of Business is one of only 800 schools worldwide to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Through guest speakers, company tours and internships, professional networking, and other opportunities, students, faculty and alumni are connected with the business community.
Engage with exceptional faculty who are industry leaders and significant scholars, producing cutting-edge research in their field.
Accounting (MSA) :: 1.07 Careers
Accounting gives you the ability to achieve competency in internal control systems, managerial accounting, income tax accounting, financial accounting and not-for-profit accounting. Our MS in Accounting degree program provides advanced learning in all major areas of accounting including business law, forensics and investment accounting. As a result, the courses in this degree program will position you to meet the trends in the business environment.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018
Accounting (MSA) :: 1.10 MAJORS/EMPHASIS
We offer various minors that can be combined with your Accounting (MSA) degree. You can learn more about the available minors and their course requirements by visiting the Minors for Graduate Programs page.Back to menu
Accounting (MSA) :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES
You will cover the principles and methodologies of detecting and deterring fraud using accounting, auditing, and investigative skills. You will learn about skimming, larceny, misappropriations, fraudulent financial statements, interviewing witness and support for litigation.
You will explore taxes imposed by state and local governments. You will be exposed to different taxing bodies that impose taxes and the justifications and amounts subject to taxation. You will use online tax research services.
You will be introduced to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) and related issues. You will cover comparative accounting, internationalization of capital markets, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and other issues.
Graduate Business Program Costs
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