NSU Catalog 2023-2024 
    Jul 23, 2024  
NSU Catalog 2023-2024

Accounting Analytics (MS)

Location(s): Northern State University Campus, Online

Students who graduate with an undergraduate Accounting (BS)  degree from NSU, and who have taken ACCT 531 , ACCT 540 , ACCT 551 , and ACCT 580  can complete the Accounting Analytics (MS) degree in one year (Fall, Spring, Summer semesters.)

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills through the use of comprehensive data analysis to achieve strategic business goals. (Cross-curricular Skill: Problem Solving and Critical Thinking)
  • Effectively communicate about accounting issues. (Cross-curricular Skill: Information Literacy)
  • Use relevant databases and academic/professional literature to analyze business situations. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry and Analysis)
  • Apply ethical principles and professional standards in decision making. (Cross-curricular Skill: Ethical Reasoning)

CPA Exam Advisory Note:

Students expecting to take the CPA exam must complete a minimum of 150 credit hours of course work. Please contact your advisor to ensure sufficient credits have been completed to meet the requirements to take the CPA exam.  Students should consult the State Board of Accountancy in the state they wish to take the CPA exam for any other requirements.

Pre-Core/Foundation Courses

Required for students who do not have a BS in Accounting or who have not taken these courses at the undergraduate level.

Elective Courses (6 credits):