Department of Accounting

BU Accounting 23-24

DegreeS Offered

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. 

Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) 

Graduate Certificate in Financial Accounting - available 100% online

ACCT 5000Financial And Managerial Accounting3
ACCT 5100Data Analytics in Accounting3
ACCT 5110Intermediate Financial 13
ACCT 5120External Financial Reporting II3
ACCT 5310Accounting Information Systems and Controls3
ACCT 5320Cost Accounting3
ACCT 5420Auditing3
ACCT 5940Internship1-3
ACCT 6130Advanced Financial Accounting3
ACCT 6190Contemporary Accounting Problems3
ACCT 6250Corporate Taxation3
ACCT 6310Managerial Accounting and Decision Making3
ACCT 6330AIS Process, Technology, and Analytics3
ACCT 6410Governmental And Not-For-profit Accounting3
ACCT 6430Business Valuation And Analysis3
ACCT 6440Advanced Auditing3
ACCT 6450Fraud and Forensic Accounting3
ACCT 6510Auditing Concepts and Applications3
ACCT 6520Regulation Capstone Taxation and Business Law Studies3
ACCT 6530Comprehensive Financial Accounting and Reporting3
ACCT 6540An Accounting Perspective of the Business Environment3
ACCT 6960Independent Study In Accounting1-3
ACCT 6600Data Analytics for Accountants3