A better understanding of the bottom line will help you succeed in the business world, whatever your title or position.
Grasping the effect a budget has on organizational decision making isn’t easy for everyone. If you have a mind for numbers, fine-tuning your skills through specialized online accounting courses will give you the upper hand in financial and management opportunities.
This program will help prepare you for the CPA exam and show employers you have the advanced accounting knowledge to succeed in real-world situations. Some topics you will cover include global accounting, income tax preparation, and financial ethics.
This program consists of four graduate online accounting courses for a total of 12 credit hours.
This course advances a student's knowledge of the principles of accounting. Students will gain a complex understanding of partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, and consolidations as well as explore international accounting and government accounting.
This course explores various types and methods of financial fraud to provide students with ways to prevent and deter fraudulent occurrences in a financial environment. Topics include identifying the warning signs of fraud; fraud prevention, deterrence, and detection; fraud investigation methods; and litigation processes including fraud loss recovery, expert witness testimony, and resolution.
This course provides a thorough survey of international accounting practices and principles. Students learn the differences in accounting thoughts, practices, and principles among accounting standards such as the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). Other topics in the course include foreign currency translation, national and international financial statements, international transfer pricing, international taxation issues, ethical implications associated with accounting standards and reporting systems, and strategic accounting problems and issues for multinational corporations.
This course examines current ethical and professional standards required of accountants and Certified Public Accountants. It includes theories used to predict human behavior and applies these theories to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and other codes of accounting practice. Students will learn ethical reasoning, objectivity, independence, integrity, and professionalism and how these elements apply to real-world situations. Prerequisite: ACT506
You have two options for completing your online accounting program:
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If you decide you’re interested in earning your full degree at a later date, the credits you earned in your Certificate of Completion program can count towards your degree!
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