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 Taxation Specialization provides advanced coursework in taxation, with a focus on preparation for professional tax practice. In particular, in-depth coverage of topics relevant for those interested a career in tax compliance, planning, and consulting, as well as corporate tax.
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 601A||Professional Practice: Taxation||3|
|ACT 631||Corporate Taxation||3|
|Other Required Courses: (12 credits)|
|ACT 541||Forensic Accounting and Fraud Auditing||3|
|ACT 633||Flow-Through Entities||3|
|ACT 635||State and Local Taxation||3|
|ACT 636||Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders||3|
|Select 3 credits from the following:||3|
|Government and Nonprofit|
|Oil and Gas Accounting|
|Issues in Financial Reporting and Auditing|
|Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation|
|Special Topics in Taxation|
|Information Systems Audit and Control|
|Applied Data Mining and Analytics in Business|
|Project Management: Information Technology|
|Enterprise Computing and Systems Integration|
|Program Total Credits:||30|
A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program.