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 Financial Analysis, Auditing, and Reporting Specialization provides advanced coursework with a focus on preparation for practice of public accounting, particularly in auditing. Coursework emphasizes auditing, financial reporting and analysis, and analytics.
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 570||Government and Nonprofit||3|
|ACT 612||Issues in Financial Reporting and Auditing||3|
|ACT 614||Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation||3|
|ACT 641||Information Systems Audit and Control||3|
|Select 3 credits from the following:||3|
|Forensic Accounting and Fraud Auditing|
|Oil and Gas Accounting|
|State and Local Taxation|
|Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders|
|Special Topics in Taxation|
|Project Management: Information Technology|
|Enterprise Computing and Systems Integration|
|Program Total Credits:||30|
A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.