The accounting degree prepares students to pursue advanced studies at the graduate level or professional careers in business. Graduating students with a major in accounting obtain a practical and theoretical knowledge of accounting through courses in accounting principles, auditing, accounting information systems, and income taxation. This wide range of course offerings prepares them for successful careers in public, private, and government accounting. read more
The Decision Sciences department offers core courses in quantitative methods and information systems. The courses emphasize the use of analytical tools and information technology in solving business problems for the manufacturing and service sectors. The focus is on the various applications of quantitative techniques and information technology for managers and small business entrepreneurs. read more
The economics curriculum prepares students for graduate studies as well as employment in government or private industry. Economics majors pursue studies designed to acquaint them with the theoretical foundations of modern economic analysis, analytical tools, and applications to contemporary issues. read more
The finance department focus in all areas of finance as a discipline, empirical application, and managerial decision-making. The course offerings are designed to equip students with the breadth of knowledge required to become effective financial analysts and managers in a rapidly changing economic and technological environment. Students graduate with the tools for careers in financial management in non-financial corporations, the financial services industry, and not-for-profit organizations. read more
As the vital link between customer and firm, marketing in an organization helps guide the selection of goods and services produced, the establishment and maintenance of effective and efficient means of distribution, the pricing process and promotional systems, which includes advertising and sales. The department's objective is to integrate sound concepts and marketplace realities so that students will have strong preparation for rewarding marketing positions that foster advancement in marketing organizations. read more
The Marketing Department offers relevant and useful instruction, research and service. As the vital link between customer and firm, marketing in an organization helps guide the selection of goods and services produced, the establishment and maintenance of effective and efficient means of distribution, the pricing process and promotional systems, which includes advertising and sales. read more
The Full-time MBA program starts with a rigorous two-week session to prepare you for graduate level courses. During the fall and spring semesters, the curriculum designed around sequential coursework provides an educational experience that prepares students for leadership challenges and responsibilities in public and private sectors.
Students may select from the following concentrations:
This 36 credit hour program allows working professionals to obtain an MBA in 18 months without interrupting their careers. Courses are taught both online and in-class. This program prepares the working professional to think strategically and comprehensively as a global leader with plans to advance his/her current career or to switch their focus.
The goals of the CAU Master of Arts in Accounting degree program are to:
Introductory Courses (9 Graduate Credits)
Students without undergraduate degrees in accounting must complete the following Introductory Courses during the months of June, July, and August). For students with undergraduate degrees in business from AACSB accredited institutions, the Coordinator of the CAU Master of Arts in Accounting program may waive the requirement to complete all Introductory Courses.
The Master of Arts Degree in Economics offers the opportunity to engage in the study of contemporary economic issues. The mission of this program is to increase the number of American and international students trained with an understanding of economic problems and solutions confronting the United States and developing nations. The curriculum also provides an innovative approach to the study of economic issues and problems from orthodox and alternative economic perspectives. Students will gain knowledge and understanding of economic analysis not only from the traditional point of view but also from that of minority people and developing countries. Attuned to current problems of American and world economies, the program should attract a diverse group of students who wish to pursue a graduate study in Applied Economics.