CSU's Master of Accountancy is a 30-credit program offered on campus that provides a wealth of practical job-related knowledge and the in-depth topical coverage you need to successfully sit for the national Uniform CPA Examination.
Our curriculum reflects the breadth of services performed by CPAs. The Data Analytics and Systems Specialization provides advanced coursework in auditing of accounting systems with a focus on preparation for practice of public accounting, particularly in systems auditing. Coursework emphasizes systems auditing, data analytic techniques, and computer information systems.
Students will demonstrate the ability to:
- Develop the necessary research skills to investigate complex accounting issues.
- Apply analytical and conceptual problem-solving skills to the field of corporate taxation.
- Describe the role of information systems and technology in accounting.
- Communicate complex accounting issues orally and in writing.
- Recognize ethical and legal issues in a variety of accounting situations.
Effective Fall 2020
|Required core: (15 credits)|
|ACT 540||Professional Ethics and Responsibilities||3|
|ACT 550||Accounting Information Technologies||3|
|ACT 561||Legal and Regulatory Issues in Accounting||3|
|ACT 601B||Professional Practice: Accounting||3|
|ACT 631||Corporate Taxation||3|
|Other required courses: (12 credits)|
|ACT 641||Information Systems Audit and Control||3|
|CIS 575||Applied Data Mining and Analytics in Business||3|
|CIS 600A||Project Management: Information Technology||3|
|CIS 601/MGT 601||Enterprise Computing and Systems Integration||3|
|Select 3 credits from the following:||3|
|Forensic Accounting and Fraud Auditing|
|Government and Nonprofit|
|Oil and Gas Accounting|
|Issues in Financial Reporting and Auditing|
|Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation|
|State and Local Taxation|
|Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders|
|Special Topics in Taxation|
|Program Total Credits:||30|
A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.