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Accounting is the language of business, the scoreboard which measures operational success and failure. Used by managers within the firm, accounting provides the information necessary to make effective decisions in the international marketplace.

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Undergraduate Executive MBA
Full-time MBA PhD
Evening MBA
Current Areas of Research
  • Accounting choices, investor behavior, and market prices
  • Analysts’ earnings forecasts and investors’ use of such forecasts
  • Managers’ earnings guidance
  • Auditor judgment and decision-making
  • CPA firms’ peer/quality reviews
  • The effects of accounting standards on investment and credit decision-making
  • Information dissemination and market prices
  • Internal auditor judgments
  • Investor and managerial decision-making,using techniques from applied game theory,experimental economics, and psychology
  • The transparency of accounting information
Accounting Faculty
Bryan K. Church
Jeffrey Hales
Associate Professor, PhD Coordinator 
Michael Kilgore
Part-Time Lecturer 
Jason Kuang
Associate Professor 
Charles Mulford
Professor, Program Director, Special Chairholder 
Arnold Schneider
Area Coordinator, Professor 
Deborah Turner
Associate Professor, Term Professorship 
Jim Turner
Shankar Venkataraman
Associate Professor 
Adam Vitalis
Assistant Professor 
Donald Young
Assistant Professor