PhD - Accounting
The doctoral specialization in Accounting is designed for accounting faculty, accounting professionals such as certified public accountants and certified and chartered management accountants, or those with a Master of Accountancy or equivalent degree. The specialization provides learners the opportunity to develop advanced knowledge of accounting research, practice, and education and strengthen the skills needed to think critically about and formulate appropriate solutions to accounting problems. Throughout the specialization, learners evaluate advanced theoretical constructs, standards, and techniques of accounting practice; analyze strategic implications of various accounting issues; and conduct scholarly research that contributes to the field of accounting. Upon successful completion of this specialization, learners are prepared to pursue advancement in accounting research, practice
||3.00 cumulative GPA from a master’s degree granting institution.
||Master’s degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
||Take all courses listed below.
Of PHB8420 Accounting Information Systems
(4 quarter credits)
PHB8422 Auditing (4 quarter credits)
PHB8424 International Accounting
(4 quarter credits)
PHB8426 Fraud Examination (4 quarter credits)
PHB8428 Forensic Accounting (4 quarter credits)
PHB8430 Taxation (4 quarter credits)
Only take 3 courses.
|Credit Transfer Restrictions
||transfer credits applied toward a learner’s
degree program reduce the number of credits
required for the completion of that degree
program. the number of transfer credits impacts the
learner’s maximum limit of earned credits
required, as follows:
i. Example: Bs requires 180 earned credits;
the learner transfers in 70 credits, resulting
in 110 credits remaining.
ii. in the above example, the degree program
requirements are based on the number of
earned credits remaining for a learner to
complete his or her degree program; in this
case, 110 earned credits.
iii. the number of earned credits remaining
is the basis for the maximum attempted
credits calculation, as defned in sections
ii.B.2 and ii.C.2.