Diana R. Franz, Ph.D., Chair and Program Director
Academic Advising is provided by Diana Franz, Ph.D.
The John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation provides innovative and relevant learning experiences and engages in high-quality research and teaching to prepare students to become life-long, ethical business and academic leaders who are prepared for global challenges.
The objective of the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) degree program is to provide an opportunity for students to achieve greater breadth and depth in the study of Accountancy than is possible in the baccalaureate program. The MSA program gives student the advanced accounting topics, data analytics, and business electives to be a successful accountant and business leader. Skills such as critical and analytical thinking, leadership, teamwork, effective communication, and the ability to deal with big data and data analytics are important skills for short- and long-term career success in a dynamic environment.
The Accounting Department and the John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation are accredited by the AACSB and the HLC.
The Master of Science in Accountancy degree is granted to students who satisfactorily complete a minimum of 30 semester hours at the 6000-level in the College of Business and Innovation. Candidates without a background in accounting can be admitted to the program but will be required to take additional courses.
The MSA program is designed to fulfill the requirements for CPA licensure in the state of Ohio and many other states. Nationally, candidates who qualify to sit for the CPA exam with an MSA degree have the highest pass rates.
The MSA program gives students the advanced skills to be a successful accountant and business leader. Skills such as critical and analytical thinking, leadership, teamwork, effective communication, and the ability to deal with big data and data analytics are important skills for short and long-term career success in a dynamic environment.
Graduate Certificate in Financial Accounting - available 100% online
|ACCT 5000||Financial And Managerial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 5100||Financial Accounting and Analysis||3|
|ACCT 5110||Intermediate Financial I||3|
|ACCT 5120||External Financial Reporting II||3|
|ACCT 5210||Individual Taxation||3|
|ACCT 5310||Accounting Information Systems and Controls||3|
|ACCT 5320||Cost Accounting||3|
|ACCT 6130||Advanced Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 6150||International Accounting And Taxation||3|
|ACCT 6190||Contemporary Accounting Problems||3|
|ACCT 6210||Research In Accounting And Taxation||3|
|ACCT 6250||Corporate Taxation||3|
|ACCT 6310||Advanced Managerial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 6330||Advanced Topics In Accounting Information Systems||3|
|ACCT 6410||Governmental And Not-For-profit Accounting||3|
|ACCT 6430||Business Valuation And Analysis||3|
|ACCT 6440||Advanced Auditing||3|
|ACCT 6450||Fraud and Forensic Accounting||3|
|ACCT 6510||Auditing Concepts and Applications||3|
|ACCT 6520||Regulation Capstone Taxation and Business Law Studies||3|
|ACCT 6530||Comprehensive Financial Accounting and Reporting||3|
|ACCT 6540||An Accounting Perspective of the Business Environment||3|
|ACCT 6960||Independent Study In Accounting||1-3|
|ACCT 6600||Data Analytics for Accountants||3|