Master of Science in Accounting

Master's Program in Accounting by the University of Arizona at UTC Global Tunisia

Description

Prepare for careers in professional accounting and consulting with advanced training in financial accounting, taxation and other essential concepts. This AACSB accredited program also aids in becoming a certified public accountant.

The Online Master of Science in Accounting program provides a path for working professionals and students to complete advanced coursework and prepare for or further a career in professional accounting while earning credit toward a CPA license. Students will take a total of 30 units of graduate-level coursework. This consists of 18 units of accounting courses and 12 units of selected online MBA and accounting electives, with courses starting six times each year. Both the Eller College of Management and the School of Accountancy are AACSB accredited, adding to the value of this degree.

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Sample Courses

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ACCT 501 Advanced Accounting

This course examines the theory and methodology involved in the preparation of consolidated financial statements, accounting for mergers and acquisitions, translation of foreign currency financial statements, accounting for multiple currencies, accounting for derivatives and hedging, accounting for partnerships, governmental accounting, debt restructuring, corporate organizations and liquidations.

ACCT 521 Business Law for Accountants

This course provides a broad overview of the following areas of law, as related to business: ethics, the court system, alternative dispute resolution, the Constitution, torts, intellectual property, criminal law, contracts, negotiable instruments, creditors’ rights, secured transactions, bankruptcy, agency, employment discrimination, labor law, corporations, securities, insider trading and professional liability.

ACCT 554 Accounting Analysis of Financial Statements

This course consists of three parts. In the first part, we seek to understand the company and its business, and to measure profitability and credit risk. In the second part, we explore issues related to income statements and balance sheets. In the third part, we develop tools for forecasting pro forma financial statements and consider basic issues related to company valuation and investment potential.

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