Accountancy (California State University - Long Beach)

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    California State University - Long Beach

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    USD 30,403

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Program Description

The MS program in accountancy requires students to complete 30 units of graduate courses over 11 months. The main objective of this program is to prepare participants for a future career in accounting by supplying them with extensive technical expertise in the subject and helping them meet the requirements for acquiring a CPA license. Intense focus is placed on developing analytical thinking skills, improving communication skills and understanding the importance of ethics within the field.

Throughout the program, students will cover specific topics including corporate governance, budgeting and cost control, financial statement analysis, forensic accounting, information systems accounting, auditing and assurance services and accounting for government and non-profit institutions. All students will also be required to participate in a culminating auditing project focusing on theories dealing with an accountant’s ethical obligations. This project will be reviewed by both faculty members and professionals in the field.

About School

Established in 1949, California State University, Long Beach first opened its doors as the Los Angeles-Orange County State College. At the time, it enrolled just 160 students taught by 13 full-time faculty in an apartment on Anaheim Road. Through the years, the institution has gone through numerous name changes to...

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