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Dr. David Christensen

Dr. David Christensen

Professor of Accounting

"I enjoy teaching and helping students prepare for their careers."

Degrees Held:

  • Ph.D. – The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1987

Career Highlights:

I completed a 20-year career with the United States Air Force; during the last 10 years, I taught cost management the Air Force Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. I am now a Professor of Accounting at SUU. I teach management accounting, cost accounting, and ethics. I was a department chair for about 15 years. I have over 65 peer-reviewed journal articles in cost management, communication, and ethics. I have 5 children; they are all married with their own children. I enjoy teaching and helping students prepare for their careers. In my off time, I enjoy fly fishing.

In which online degree program do you teach?

MBA programs

Which MBA class do you teach online?

ACCT 6100: Advanced Managerial Accounting

What do you want students in your courses to learn?

Excellence with integrity and perseverance

Why did you start teaching?

I started teaching in K-12 education as I really wanted to increase educational opportunities, possibilities and resources to underserviced and underrepresented populations.

What advice would you give to those considering an online MBA program?

Don't procrastinate completing assignments.

What qualities make someone particularly successful in accounting?

Integrity and perseverance

Why did you start teaching?

I enjoy teaching and helping students prepare for their careers.

What is the one book you think everyone should read?

The Book of Mormon


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