University of North Texas College of Business Administration

Introduction

Mission

The mission of the UNT College of Business Administration is to create, extend, and transfer knowledge through bachelor's, master's, and doctoral education; research; service; and collaboration with the larger business community.

Vision


The vision of the UNT College of Business Administration is to be the leading comprehensive college of business administration in the North Texas region and to have a national and international reputation. We will produce graduates who have the capabilities, knowledge and character to succeed in their chosen fields in today's technological and global business environment. We will support faculty who produce quality scholarly work that enhances the educational experience of our students and is of value to business. We will provide outreach services to alumni and other relevant stakeholders.

Goals

  • To provide students with the knowledge to succeed in their chosen field and ensure the development of skills in problem solving, ethical decision making, communications, teamwork, and leadership.
  • To produce primarily basic research, with supporting efforts in applied and pedagogical research, that contributes to and complements the mission of UNT COBA.
  • To actively pursue external funding opportunities to supplement State of Texas funding.
  • To integrate technology throughout UNT COBA to support undergraduate and graduate programs, research and service.
  • To attract and develop outstanding students who are dedicated to intellectual excellence.
  • To attract, nurture, and retain faculty dedicated to education, scholarship and the mission of UNT COBA.
  • To promote service to the College, University, professional field, the State of Texas and local communities.
  • To provide opportunities for continued involvement, education, and professional growth of our alumni.

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Programs

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MSc

Master of Science in Finance

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Denton

The Master of Science in Finance is designed to provide advanced study for the person interested in developing skills in this specific area. Intended for students desiring a strong concentration in finance, the focus of the program allows the student to gain considerable expertise in the area in a relatively short period of time. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance is designed to provide advanced study for the person interested in developing skills in this specific area. Intended for students desiring a strong concentration in finance, the focus of the program allows the student to gain considerable expertise in the area in a relatively short period of time. A minimum of 30 hours is required to complete the program. Background and Foundation Requirements

A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and admission to the Toulouse School of Graduate Studies at the university are necessary for graduate standing. Students without a bachelor's degree in a business field from an accredited institution must complete some or all of the following background courses determined by the department.... [-]


Master of Science in Real Estate Analysis

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Denton

The focus of the program allows the student to gain considerable expertise in the area in a relatively short period of time. A minimum of 30 hours are required to complete the program. [+]

The Master of Science in Real Estate Analysis is designed to provide advanced study for property professionals and for persons interested in developing their skills in this specific area. The program is intended for students desiring a strong concentration in the real estate area. The focus of the program allows the student to gain considerable expertise in the area in a relatively short period of time. A minimum of 30 hours are required to complete the program.

Background and foundation coursesStudents who do not have a bachelor's degree in a business field from an accredited institution will be required to complete some or all of the following 1.5 (half-semester) background courses. Additional courses beyond the background course requirements should be selected from the foundation courses. Some combination of the following six background courses with the foundation courses listed below totaling twelve hours (13.5 hours for students with only one background course requirement) is required, subject to departmental approval. For students requiring extensive additional background, combinations that do not provide coverage of each of the basic disciplines (accounting, finance, management, marketing, statistics, computer information systems) will not be allowed. Students with business degrees or prior acceptable college credit courses from accredited institutions may be able to select all twelve hours from the foundation courses.Background Courses (9 hours)- Statistical Analysis- Accumulation and Analysis of Accounting Data- Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Environment of Business- Management Issues- Marketing Concepts- Intro to Business Computer Information SystemsFoundation Courses (12 hours)- Financial Management*- Accounting for Management*- Risk Management- Real Estate LawIn addition to the topics shown above, the nature of the MS program expects the student to possess a strong background in mathematics, including algebra and basic calculus. The student must also possess proficiency in computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet and database software.*Students already possessing competency in these areas may select a more advanced course in the area with the approval of the department.... [-]


Master of Science with a Major in Accounting

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Denton

The Master of Science with a major in accounting is designed to provide an appropriate base of knowledge for entry into the accounting profession. Students earning this degree will have completed an educational program consistent with recommendations from professional accountants and accounting educators, [+]

The Master of Science with a major in accounting is designed to provide an appropriate base of knowledge for entry into the accounting profession. Students earning this degree will have completed an educational program consistent with recommendations from professional accountants and accounting educators, and will be prepared for entry into careers as professional accountants--- either as public or management accountants or as internal auditors within the public or private sector. The program is open to any qualified student who has an interest in professional accounting, regardless of the student's previous program of study. Every student completing the program will have fulfilled the professional program requirements outlined below. Admission Requirements... [-]


Msc In Taxation

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Denton

The Master of Science in Taxation is designed for students interested in pursuing a career as a tax specialist in public accounting, industry, or government. Students earning this degree will have completed an educational program consistent with recommendations from professional accountants and accounting educators [+]

The Master of Science in Taxation is designed for students interested in pursuing a career as a tax specialist in public accounting, industry, or government. Students earning this degree will have completed an educational program consistent with recommendations from professional accountants and accounting educators, and will be prepared for entry into careers as tax professionals.

 

 

Career Possibilities with an Msc In Taxation

Tax Accountant Tax Compliance Specialist Tax Lawyer Tax Specialist Tax Supervisor/Auditor Tax Preparer Tax Examiner, Collector, and Revenue Agent ... [-]