The University of Tampa Master of Science in Accounting
program prepares students for the dynamic nature of a professional career in accounting. Offering both full and part-time schedules, the Master of Science in Accounting graduate curriculum includes courses to help students meet the educational requirements for professional certifications and related exams.
Accounting is often called the language of business. Organizations plan, assess and report the results of operations, financial condition and cash position using accounting principles to prepare financial statements that express business operations to both internal and external users of financial information.
External users assess creditability, performance, risk and investment potential, while internal users assess the efficiency of resource allocation, performance and achievement of strategic objectives in the daily management of a business. All organizations, whether large or small, rely on accountants to record and report the activities of the business.
The curriculum is tailored to expose students to specific areas of accounting, including Internal Audit, Federal Tax Accounting, Business Law for Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, and Financial Accounting Theory. Electives are also offered in Advanced Financial Accounting, Not-for-Profit Accounting, Advanced Management Accounting, Accounting Systems Control and Business Valuation.
Sykes College of Business
Sykes College of Business is an integral part of a 100-acre university campus nestled in the heart of Tampa. As a comprehensive institution, The University of Tampa provides a full spectrum of resources, qualified faculty and modern facilities.
The Sykes College of Business is one of the elite private schools in the Southeast accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International
is the premier business accrediting organization, promoting excellence and continuous improvement in undergraduate and graduate education.