Keiser University’s Master of Accountancy degree was developed with professional certification in mind, focusing on the theories and practices of accounting. The program prepares accounting professionals to demonstrate an understanding of accounting responsibilities, ethical standards related to business and the accounting profession, and the role accounting plays in business organizations and society. The intensive graduate program fosters independent learning and enables students to contribute intellectually to the accounting profession. Students specialize in one of two areas: General Accounting or Forensic Accounting.
Keiser University’s Master of Accountancy enables students to contribute to the accounting profession through independent learning, scholarship, and research. Upon completion of this program, students are able to:
Students are required to select one of two major concentrations. NOTE: Courses in the Master of Accountancy program are each eight-weeks in length, and students are normally scheduled for two courses concurrently.
To receive a Master of Accountancy degree, students must earn 36 graduate level credit hours. Thirty of the program hours must be completed through Keiser University. Program requirements are as follows:
|Master of Accountancy Major Core Courses ( 24.0 credit hours )|
|Advanced Accounting Theory||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced International Accounting Concepts||3.0 credit hours|
|Ethical Issues in Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Financial Reporting and Accounting Concepts||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Auditing Theory and Applications||3.0 credit hours|
|Contemporary Issues in Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
|Professional Accounting Research||3.0 credit hours|
|Special Topics in Taxation||3.0 credit hours|
|General Accounting Concentration ( 12.0 credit hours )|
|Advanced Cost/Managerial Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Governmental and Fund Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Accounting Information Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Contract and UCC Law||3.0 credit hours|
|Forensic Accounting Concentration ( 12.0 credit hours )|
|Fraud Examination Concepts||3.0 credit hours|
|Contemporary Issues in Fraud Examination||3.0 credit hours|
|Fraud Examination Conduct and Procedures||3.0 credit hours|
|Fraud Examination and the Legal Environment||3.0 credit hours|
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