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UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

Accounting (MS)


The mission of the Master of Science in Accounting Degree Program (MSA), the graduate program of the Department of Accounting and Finance, is to provide an opportunity for students to pursue intensive studies in accounting and related subjects. The program also provides students with a foundation for successful careers in public accounting, industry, government, and not-for-profit organizations and serves as the department's primary vehicle for preparing students to seek qualifications such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Learning Outcomes

Problem Solving
Students will be able to identify and frame problems involving issues in any area of accounting.

Research Skills
Uses relevant guidance from the professional literature to respond appropriately to specific issues/problems.

Technical Competence
Applies a working technical knowledge to provide solutions to specific issues and problems.

Incorporates professional codes of conduct and broad ethical guidelines in potential solutions to the problem.

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