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Master of Science in Accounting (MS), University of Colorado Denver Business School (CU Denver)

Business School, University of Colorado Denver

Controllership/Chief Financial Officer Specialization | MS in Accounting

The Controllership/Chief Financial Officer specialization is intended for students who want to expand or begin their careers in industry, government, or nonprofit accounting. The curriculum includes financial reporting and analysis, with concentrations on U.S. GAAP and international financial reporting standards and practices, including consolidated financial reporting for multinational corporations, industry specializations such as oil and gas and government and nonprofit accounting. Emphasis is placed on acquiring relevant knowledge and on research and analytical skills.

Controllership/Chief Financial Officer Specialization

You will take  Accounting courses, and you will further your Accounting education with four more courses in subjects such as:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting for Government and Nonprofit Organizations
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Professional Judgment and Decision Making in Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Current Issues in Professional Accounting
  • International Accounting 
  • Issues in Oil and Gas Accounting

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