The University of Dallas has announced a new general counsel, Heather A. Lachenauer, and chief financial officer, Robert Watling. Both of these roles are filling positions left vacant by Lachenauer and Watling's predecessors.+ Read More
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Accounting program at the University of Dallas provides accounting professionals with the foundation necessary to excel in today’s financial environment. Upon graduation students are prepared to sit for the CPA exam and begin a career in public accounting in a variety of roles.
The accounting program helps students gain a deeper knowledge of accounting principles as well as the skills and tools to succeed in a profession with high quality reporting and transparency required for analyzing financial statements.
The M.S. in accounting is a 33-hour program comprised of eleven classes that help students develop the tools they need for a career in accounting. No GMAT or GRE is required for admission. For the typical working professional taking two classes per semester, the M.S. in accounting program can be completed in about 1.5-2 years.
Students who complete this program become well equipped to navigate challenges in this dynamic profession. Most graduates pursue careers in fields such as assurance, taxation, consulting or forensic accounting. Others will choose career paths in business or industry in areas such as financial reporting, managerial accounting, financial analysis or treasury functions.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accounting occupations is projected to grow nearly 10 percent from 2016 to 2026 adding about 139,900 new jobs. In 2017, the median annual wage for accountants and auditors was $69,350 with potential increasing to $135,000 for CPA certified accountants. With a growing economy and globalization, the demand for accountants and auditors is expected to continue increasing.
If you are interested in sitting for the Texas CPA Exam, you should investigate the TSBCPA Website (http://www.tsbpa.state.tx.us) for Texas exam requirements. If you are considering sitting for the CPA exam i another state, please visit https://nasba.org/stateboards for their specific exam requirements.
Career options include professions such as:
Chair and Associate Professor of English Debra Romanick Baldwin, Ph.D., and Professor of Physics and recent Interim Dean of Constantin College Sally Hicks, Ph.D., have secured a $299,078 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support writing instruction at UD for the fall 2020 semester.+ Read More
His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.+ Read More