Master of Accountancy

The master of accountancy (M.Accy.) degree program is tailored to the student's individual interests and career objectives in accounting, financial management, and tax practice. No business background is necessary prior to joining the program. In addition to required courses in accounting, finance, and economics, students can choose from a wide range of specialized accounting subjects and other topics within the School of Business that help them prepare for their professional certification.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

Visit the program website for additional program information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including 15 credits in required courses and 15 credits in elective courses. 

If a student has taken a required course in the previous five years and received a grade of or above from an AACSB accredited institution, the course may be waived with substitution of other coursework.*

In addition, students must fulfill prerequisites in financial accounting, managerial accounting, micro- or macroeconomics, and statistics courses taken within five years with a grade of B or above. 

ACCY 6104Intermediate Accounting I
ACCY 6105Intermediate Accounting II
ACCY 6201Managerial Accounting I
ACCY 6202Managerial Accounting II
ACCY 6301Contemporary Auditing Theory
MBAD 6235Finance
15 credits in elective courses, including 9 credits in accountancy (ACCY) courses and 6 credits in business or other courses with the advisor’s approval.

Students who intend to take the C.P.A. examination should be aware that the coursework required for admission to the examination varies from state to state. Students are advised to consult the Board of Accountancy for the state in which they plan to take the examination and choose electives that meet that state’s requirements.