The accounting program provides a broad educational base that qualifies students for a variety of careers and development opportunities. The accounting program provides students with the technical and professional knowledge needed for entry level positions in all areas of accounting. The program develops and enhances the skills needed for overall success in business careers including critical thinking skills, technological skills, communication and interpersonal skills, and problem solving skills.
The goal of the Finance Program is to prepare students for entry level positions in all areas of finance. The program accomplishes this by offering a broad range of course work, by emphasizing and developing critical skills in students, and by providing students with real work experiences via internships. The finance program offers dual tracks; a general finance track and an international finance track. The general finance track prepares students to excel in any business environment. The international finance track, in addition, provides students with a foundation in international aspects of finance. Designation of the international finance track is indicated on the student's transcript.
The Master's of Professional Accountancy program is designed for students interested in public accounting as a career. Graduates of the program may also seek positions in investment banking and corporate financial management. The program is also suited for students interested in admission to accounting PhD program that may not already have the requisite background in accounting.