Kent State University

Graduate School of Management

Accounting

Address:

School of Visual Communication Design

Henderson Hall Box 5190

Kent, OH 44242

United States

Phone:

1-330-672-2676

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Accounting

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Accounting program is for students interested in specializing in accounting. Students take accounting courses with courses in the various business disciplines, allowing them to become well-rounded professionals. The combination of coursework with the option of an internship provides students with a strong theoretical foundation in accounting as well as an understanding of the practical applications of the discipline. The program also emphasizes the development of communication, interpersonal and analytical problem-solving skills through the use of case studies, team and individual projects, and computers for accounting and auditing applications. Upon completion and 150 semester credit hours, students will be considered as having met the educational requirement for sitting for the CPA exam in Ohio. 

Students in the Master of Science in Accounting program have the option to select a concentration from the following: Assurance Services or Taxation.

  • The Assurance Services concentration allows students to specialize their degree with courses in advanced auditing and IT auditing. Graduates are prepared for responsible leadership positions in public, corporate, nonprofit and government accounting. Upon completion and 150 semester credit hours, students will be considered as having met the educational requirement for sitting for the CPA exam in Ohio. 
  • The Taxation concentration allows students to specialize their degree with courses in corporate and partnership taxation and tax planning. Graduates are prepared for responsible leadership positions in public, corporate, nonprofit and government accounting. Upon completion and 150 semester credit hours, students will be considered as having met the educational requirement for sitting for the CPA exam in Ohio.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

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