Jan 31, 2023  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

Accountancy


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Chair: Rebecca T. Shortridge

Graduate Faculty

Meghann A. Cefaratti, associate professor, Grant Thornton Professor of Accountancy, Ph.D., Virginia Tech
Natalie T. Churyk, professor, William F. Doyle Professor of Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina
B. Douglas Clinton, professor, Alta Via Consulting Professor of Management Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington 
Bradrick M. Cripe, associate professor, Gaylen and Joanne Larson Professor of Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ann C. Dzuranin, associate professor,  C.P.A., Ph.D., University of South Florida
Candice R. Hux, assistant professor, C.P.A., Ph.D., Bentley University
Chih-Chen Lee, professor, William and Dian Taylor Professor of Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Katrina L. Mantzke, associate professor, Donna R. Kieso Professor of Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin 
Linda J. Matuszewski, associate professor, Dean and Brenda DuCray Professor of Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Martin J. Ndicu, assistant professor, C.P.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Mark E. Riley, associate professor, Dean and Brenda DuCray Professor of Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Rebecca T. Shortridge, professor, Donald E. Kieso Endowed Chair in Accountancy Professor, C.P.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
Pamela A. Smith, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Board of Trustees Professor, KPMG Professor of Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., University of North Texas
Donald Tidrick, professor, Deloitte Professor of Accountancy, C.I.A., C.M.A., C.P.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
James C. Young, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Crowe Horwath Professor of Accountancy, C.P.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University
S. Carol Yu, associate professor, C.P.A., Ph.D., University of Houston
Aleksandra B. Zimmerman, assistant professor, CP.A., C.M.A., A.B.V., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

The Department of Accountancy offers three graduate programs. The Master of Accounting Science (M.A.S.) is a broad-based degree, integrating accounting knowledge with other business disciplines to prepare candidates for a professional accountancy career. The Master of Science in Taxation (M.S.T.) is an evening program that provides advanced study in taxation to prepare professionals for a career in taxation. The Master of Accountancy (MAC) is an evening program designed to provide graduate students who have an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than accounting with a set of courses focused on the foundational areas within the accountancy discipline, enhancing their understanding of the role of accounting in business and other organizations.

Internships in Accountancy

The internship (ACCY 673) consists of full-time work experience in an accounting function for 10 to 13 weeks and the completion of written and oral reports. Applications are reviewed by the internship coordinator and approved on the basis of professional promise, instructor recommendation, and credit in specified courses. Permanent employment may not be used for ACCY 673. The Department of Accountancy coordinates all academic internships. More detailed information is available in the departmental office.

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