- Bachelor of General Studies (summa cum laude); Southeast Missouri State University
- Additional 60 hours of course work related to business and accounting (4.0 GPA); Southeast Missouri State University and Arkansas Tech University
- C.P.A.: AR - 2806 (passed exam on first sitting) 93% on Practice and on Theory; 88% overall
- M.B.A.; University of Arkansas (4.0 GPA)
Professor Bossung's research interests are in professional ethics, the scholarship of teaching, and pedagogy that builds professional skills and appreciation for diversity in the workplace. She co-authored Professional Responsibilities in Tax Practice, AICPA, in the early 1990s and its first update. She has co-authored articles that have been published in Developments in Business Simulation and Experiential Learning, Journal of Private Enterprise, The Woman CPA and The CPA Journal.