Boise State University College of Business & Economics

Introduction

The College of Business and Economics at Boise State University is the primary emphasis business school in Idaho. With over 100 faculty and staff, over 3,000 students, and delivery sites throughout Southern Idaho, the College has undergraduate degree programs in accountancy, economics, finance, information technology management, international business, management, marketing and supply change management.

On the graduate level, the College offers Master of Science degrees in accountancy, and accountancy with a taxation emphasis, as well as an Executive MBA (EMBA), Masters in Business Administration (MBA), MBA-ITM (Information Technology Management), and a Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management .

We also serve as an educational resource through the Idaho Small Business Development Center, Tech Help, and the Idaho Council on Economic Education.

  • The College of Business and Economics provides high-quality accessible AACSB-International-accredited education. 
  •  We create, disseminate, and apply innovative knowledge to support economic and business development, primarily in Idaho and the region.
  • Our students, staff, and faculty engage our chief constituencies: communities, businesses (profit and not-for-profit), organizations, and governmental entities.

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Master

Masters of Business Administration Program

Campus Full time September 2016 USA Boise

Boise State’s MBA program offers the depth of knowledge required for success in an increasingly complex global work environment. [+]

The Boise State MBA provides the depth of knowledge required for success in our dynamic business world. A strong general MBA curriculum, taught by professors with both PhD degrees and industry experience, gives students the basics. In addition, Boise State MBA students take electives in order to gain expertise in accounting and finance, high-tech marketing, information technology, entrepreneurship, international business. Students may also focus outside the business curriculum with their electives in such areas as Engineering, Health Science, Instructional & Performance, Technology, or Public Administration. Depth of understanding sets Boise State MBA graduates apart from the pack.

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MSc

Master of Science in Accountancy

Campus Full time September 2016 USA Boise

The Master of Science in Accountancy at Boise State University is designed to prepare candidates for a career within the broader framework of business decision making. [+]

The Master of Science in Accountancy at Boise State University is designed to prepare candidates for a career within the broader framework of business decision making.

 

The primary role of the program is to prepare students for careers in public accounting as certified public accountants (CPAs). The program focuses on the audit and attest functions of public accounting.

 

The complexity of today's business environment requires public accountants to have expertise in accounting principles and procedures, and to understand the financial, managerial, legal, and tax ramifications of business transactions. CPAs must also be able to clearly communicate with clients and affected third parties, and with employees. Because of their financial expertise, CPAs frequently serve as advisors for a broad range of business decisions. Students will develop their technical expertise and business knowledge needed to provide these services. ... [-]


Master of Science in Accountancy - Taxation Emphasis

Campus Full time September 2016 USA Boise

This program is well suited for undergraduate students in business that want to become qualified to sit for the CPA exam [+]

The accounting department at Boise State University started its Master of Science in Accountancy - Taxation degree program in the fall semester of 1996.  The program is designed to prepare students for employment as tax professionals in public accounting, private industry and government and to provide focused tax education.  Accordingly, required courses outside of taxation are held to a minimum. 

 

The objectives of this program include both development of a conceptual understanding of taxation and its policy objectives and development of rigorous technical competency in application of the law.   The courses of the MS in Accountancy - Taxation degree program may be used to satisfy education requirements to sit for professional examinations such as that for the CPA designation. ... [-]