Learning Outcomes: Accountancy, MS

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Master of Science in Accountancy (on-campus & online)


Learning Objective #1: Discipline-based competency

One goal of the MSA degree is to impart competency in traditional accountancy topics (financial reporting, cost accounting, federal income tax, and auditing), with an expectation of performance at a level higher than undergraduates. Besides providing a technical foundation for career success, a secondary goal of this learning objective is to prepare students to pass the AICPA Uniform CPA examination.

Learning Objective #2: Social and Communication Skills

Students should be able to communicate with others regarding technical accounting topics.

Learning Objective #3: Teamwork

Students should demonstrate the ability to collaborate as an effective team member in varying roles in a diverse group in and in diverse tasks.