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Accounting MicroMasters® Program

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Gain skills in financial accounting, managerial accounting, and tax

About this MicroMasters

Accountants with deep financial expertise, business acumen, real-world experience, decision-making ability, and effective communication skills are vital to businesses of all sizes and have tremendous career opportunities. This MicroMasters® program in Accounting is designed for smart, hardworking students with integrity and passion who want to substantially enhance their understanding of accounting. The program curriculum includes courses in the three most fundamental areas of accounting: financial accounting, managerial accounting, and income taxes. Learn from world-renowned, award-winning accounting faculty at the top-ranked Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. The MicroMasters program will introduce you to the following key areas in the accounting profession:

The three graduate-level courses in the MicroMasters program represent 30% of the coursework in the online Master of Science in Accounting from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University offered on the edX platform.

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is designed for individuals who want to transition to an accounting career and for individuals who want to deepen their understanding of accounting’s role in investing, banking, and corporate management. The Kelley School of Business is currently ranked #7 for graduate accounting programs by Public Accounting Report.

Completing this MicroMasters program in accounting can strengthen your application to the online Master of Science in Accounting program, as well as advance your career.

Job Outlook

  • Financial Reporting I – How do firms measure and report financial position and financial performance in a set of financial statements?
  • Managerial Accounting and Corporate Control – How do firms make critical strategic decisions using accounting information?
  • Taxes and Decision Making – How do income taxes impact firms, their strategies, capital structure, and after-tax profits?
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates steady job growth in the accounting profession in the next 10 years.
  • Corporate, nonprofit, government, and professional services organizations will continue to need high-capability and hardworking accounting professionals.
  • Professionals in the following functions – among others – may benefit in particular from this program: accounts receivable, accounting records management, treasury management, accounting, and corporate controller.
  • Learners may be able to enhance their capabilities in a variety of roles, including certified public accounant (CPA), accounting manager, auditor, or management accountant.

What You'll Learn

  • What information do firms measure and report in a wide array of transactions, events, and arrangements in balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows?
  • What are key elements of financial reporting, such as revenues, expenses, gains and losses, net income, assets, liabilities, and owners’ equity?
  • How do firms develop and use key internal information such as product costs, cost allocations, customer profitability, budgets, and planning to execute and control firm strategy?
  • How do income taxes impact firms? How do firms measure and report taxable income and taxes payable? And how do firms strategically plan for and manage the impact of taxes on profitability?
  • Accounting standards, including U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

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Hours 300
Instructors Ken Merkley, Brian P. Miller, Greg Geisler
Language English
Subjects Business

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Income Maintenance Caseworker 1 $33k

Revenue Agent - Taxes $36k

Associate Income Development $46k

Accounting Clerk/ Telcom Taxes $48k

Income Supports Specialist $52k

Income Tax Professional $57k

City Treasurer and Collector of Taxes $58k

Income Collections Department $61k

Income Specialist-Institutional Sales $72k

Fixed-Income Broker $84k

Supervisor Income Analyst $136k

Assistant Fixed Income IT $141k

Courses in this MicroMasters

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May
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Financial Reporting I

This course builds on introductory accounting courses by providing you with adeepunderstanding of the conceptual foundations and mechanics of financial reporting and accounting...

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Managerial Accounting and Corporate Control

Success in any organization requires measurement systems to support decision making. This course focuses on preparing and analyzing accounting information for internal decisions...

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Taxes and Decision Making

Build your accounting foundation with this course on U.S. federal income taxation. You’ll learn about the taxation of both businesses and individuals. In addition to income tax...

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From IUx via edX
Hours 300
Instructors Ken Merkley, Brian P. Miller, Greg Geisler
Language English
Subjects Business

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Income Maintenance Caseworker 1 $33k

Revenue Agent - Taxes $36k

Associate Income Development $46k

Accounting Clerk/ Telcom Taxes $48k

Income Supports Specialist $52k

Income Tax Professional $57k

City Treasurer and Collector of Taxes $58k

Income Collections Department $61k

Income Specialist-Institutional Sales $72k

Fixed-Income Broker $84k

Supervisor Income Analyst $136k

Assistant Fixed Income IT $141k

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