To accommodate a variety of student needs and situations, courses are offered in traditional as well as unique delivery modes and the degree can be earned in a number of ways:
All candidates must complete 30 credits of graduate coursework, 15 of which may be taken in the MBA or other graduate programs. We also offer a unique concentration in Management Information Systems.
Anyone with a bachelor's degree in accounting fully articulates into our program. Individuals whose undergraduate major was not accounting will need to complete all core undergraduate accounting courses. Read about the prerequisites
Required (6 credits)
Advanced Financial Accounting Theory and Emerging Issues
Advanced Managerial Accounting Theory and Controllership
Electives (at least 9 credits)
Research Methods/Report Writing and Communications in Business
Research/Cases in Taxation
Advanced Accounting Information Systems
Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
Law for Accountants
Advanced Tax Topics
Advanced Financial Accounting Topics
Seminar in Graduate Accounting
Masters Level Internship
Graduate Electives (no more than 15 credits)
These must be approved by the program director.
The equivalent of an undergraduate degree in accounting from an accredited 4-year college will meet the prerequisite requirement for the MAcc Program.
The prerequisites for other undergraduate degrees include:
24 credits of accounting
6 credits of economics
9 credits of business, consisting of 3 credits each of business law, business statistics, and business elective.
3 credits of college mathematics at the level of college algebra or higher (or by taking STBE 137 or another math class approved by the program director)
As soon as the student satisfies prerequisites for a MAcc course, a candidate may enroll in a MAcc course.