2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (December 2011) 
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2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (December 2011) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting for the Professional Specialization

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In Accounting for the Professional, students will build on skills and knowledge gained as a result of the M.S. in Accounting general program with a focus on the challenges of today’s accountant as a practitioner. The courses are designed for individuals with some background in accounting. Students will explore best practices in managing business risk and understand how regulatory compliance impacts an organization’s accounting requirements. The student will also develop knowledge in promulgated international accounting standards, and techniques in forensic and auditing issues prevalent in organizations. As a result of their studies, students will realize their potential to inspire others and influence the future of their organizations.

Course Sequence

Semester Course
1 ACCT 6100 Effective Communication for the Accountant
ACCT 6110 Legal and Ethical Issues in Accounting
2 ACCT 6120 Financial Management Tools for Decision-Making
ACCT 6130 Managerial Accounting for Organizational Performance
3 ACCT 6140 Current Trends in Accounting Standards
ACCT 6600 Managing Operational and Financial Business Risks
4 ACCT 6610 Managing Regulatory Compliance
ACCT 6620 Accounting Theory and Application
5 ACCT 6650 Forensic and Advanced Auditing Topics
ACCT 6650 International Perspectives in Accounting