There is a growing demand for highly trained accountants who can guide their organizations through the volatile economic environment that exists globally today. Professionals in accounting do not merely report financial positions - they create economic value.
The objective of this unique curriculum is to enhance the knowledge and skills of accounting professionals and prepare entry-level students for a career in accounting, allowing both to attain the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential. Meeting all CPA requirements, the Master of Accounting program will prepare you to enter or further your current career as a professional accountant in financial institutions, government, industry, nonprofit organizations, and public practice.
Summer 2017: April 21, 2017
Fall 2017: August 4, 2017
Winter 2018: December 15, 2017
For more information about the program, please contact:
The Office of Graduate Admissions
1-800-672-7223 ext. 25067
Prepare for the CMA Exam
The Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education offers two convenient courses mirroring the two parts of the exam.
Total credits: 39
|ACTP 5001||Introductory Accounting|
|ACTP 5004||Cost Accounting|
|ACTP 5006||Intermediate Accounting I|
|ACTP 5007||Intermediate Accounting II|
|ACTP 5008||Intermediate Accounting III|
|ACTP 5009||Advanced Accounting|
|Required of all Students|
|ACTP 5711||Internet Technology|
|Required of all students who have not completed an accounting course within 5 years (online course)|
|ACTP 5712||Accounting Principles Review|
|Disciplinary Courses (Required)|
|ACT 5713||Accounting Theory|
|ACT 5725||Financial Statement Analysis|
|ACT 5731||Accounting Information and Control Systems|
|ACT 5741||Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting|
|ACT 5743||Advanced Issues in Auditing|
|ACT 5753||Fund Accounting|
|Select 7 (21 total credits)|
|ACT 5717||Forensic Accounting|
|ACT 5721||Research in Accounting Ethics and Professional Responsibility|
|ACT 5733||Advanced Managerial Accounting I|
|ACT 5736||Internal and Operational Auditing|
|ACT 5742||Contemporary Accounting Issues in Business|
|ACT 5744||Regulatory Issues for Accountants|
|ACT 5756||International Accounting|
|ACT 5781||Business Law I|
|ACT 5772||Special Topics in Accounting|
|ACT 5782||Business Law II|
|ACT 5798||Financial Accounting Research|
|TXX 5761||Taxation of Individuals|
|TXX 5762||Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships|
|TXX 5763||Taxation of Estates, Trusts, and Gifts|
|TXX 5765||Tax Policy|
|TXX 5766||U.S. Taxation of International Transactions|
|TXX 5767||IRS Practice and Procedure|
|TXX 5768||Real Estate Taxation|
|TXX 5769||Tax Planning and Research|
|TXX 5770||Taxation of Exempt Organizations|
|TXX 5773||State and Local Taxation|
|TXX 5774||Fiduciary Income Taxation|
|TXX 5776||Comparative International Taxation|
Students must meet Foundation course requirements prior to enrolling in Master's level study. If you have not completed these courses, they are available online. Contact Us for additional information or proceed to our Application for Admission.
Completion of the following undergraduate course sequence (C or higher and for the foundation courses to transfer, the Bachelor’s degree has to have been completed/earned within 10 years from the date of graduation from your Bachelor's degree program):
Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the Master of Accounting curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.
Foundation Course Descriptions
To qualify as a candidate for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination, the following requirements must be fulfilled (as quoted from the State of Florida website):
1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, unless one is using the provisions of the foreign rule.
The Board accepts degrees from schools accredited by the following associations : Middle States Association, New England Association, North Central Association, Northwest Association, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Association of Independent Schools and Colleges who have been approved by the Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities, and Canadian Schools who have been approved by their provincial educational bodies.
2. The accounting education program must consist of 36 semester hours of upper division accounting courses including coverage of tax, auditing, financial, and cost accounting. The business education program must consist of 39 semester hours of upper division general business courses with some exceptions. One micro-economics, one macro-economics, one statistics, one business law, and one introduction to computers course may be lower division. As part of the general business hours, applicants are required to have a total of six semester hours of business law courses which must cover contracts, torts, and the Uniform Commercial Code. Excess upper division accounting courses may be used to meet the General Business requirement. Elementary accounting classes are never acceptable for credit. Courses for non-accounting majors and any M.B.A. courses that are equivalent to elementary accounting are not accepted for this requirement.
April - May
July - August
October - November
January - February