Colorado Christian University
Master's in Accounting Curriculum

Master's in Accounting Curriculum

Learn more about the Master’s Degree in Accounting Courses

The curriculum for CCU's master's in Accounting curriculum includes 10 courses total. The program is designed for students who plan to pursue their Certified Public Accounting (CPA) credential, as it provides for the educational requirements for the Colorado State Board of Accountancy.

CCU students utilize Blackboard Learn, a leading solution in electronic education. Your Masters in Accounting courses to participate in Accounting master's classes will harness the latest in eLearning technology and practice. Students in the M.S. in Accounting program attend classes electronically, do research using the internet, exchange email, and participate in online discussions.

The Master of Science in Accounting is reserved for students who have an undergraduate degree in accounting and are in compliance with the Colorado State Board of Accountancy education requirements.

Highlighted Courses

Students are required to complete 10 courses for the M.S. in Accounting.

Some of the foundational courses include, but are not limited to, those listed below. View the current course catalog via the link below to see what you might study in the Master’s in Accounting curriculum:

  • Accounting Ethics (ACC 505). Ethics as applied to the accounting profession is studied through the lenses of biblical responsibility and practice. The fundamental values of integrity, due care, confidentiality, objectivity and independence are explored through theory and cases. Students learn to recognize potential conflict of interest and moral dilemma situations and develop proper professional code of conduct responses.
  • Auditing Forensics for Accounting Information Systems (ACC 525). Forensic auditing with a focus on accounting information systems is covered. This combines a review of the scope and objectives of audit work and the major steps in the audit process with an overview of the steps in forensic analytics and investigation practices as applied to accounting information systems that provide evidence suitable for use in a court of law.
  • MS Accounting Capstone - Research and the Regulatory Environment (ACC 699). The capstone for the M.S. in Accounting program includes a survey of the accounting regulatory environment along with research strategies for locating applicable accounting principles and auditing standards in complex accounting situations. Research and interpretation skills will be developed through the use of cases, and the creation of an accounting case study will serve as the final capstone project.

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