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 CMA (Certified Management Accountant) is the advanced professional certification specifically designed to measure the accounting and financial management skills that drive business performance. Achieving the CMA credential demonstrates your mastery of financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support, as well as professional ethics. Only the CMA program recognizes the unique proficiencies required for success in this challenging profession.
The objective of the Master of Accounting with Concentration in Public 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. You will also be prepared to sit for the CPA exam.
The Taxation concentration will prepare you to sit for either the enrolled agent exam or the CPA exam. An enrolled agent is a person who has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and is the highest credential awarded by the IRS. To receive this credential, individuals must either pass a three-part comprehensive IRS test covering individual and business tax returns, or have experience as a former IRS employee.
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Winter I 2019: December 14, 2018