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Master of Accountancy

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program is designed to develop the dynamic skillsets required for an accounting professional in a strategic leadership position in a globally competitive environment. This program offers an experience for students to develop their skills that will enhance their chances of successful accounting careers in private practice, government, business, and nonprofit organizations, as well as preparation to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination.

MAcc Admission Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in accounting from an accredited college or university.Official transcripts required at time of application. If you do not have a degree in accounting, you can still qualify for the MAcc by completing all prerequisite* Accounting courses.
  • A satisfactory Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) Score (current within 5 years) unless you have an accounting certification (i.e.; CPA, CMA, CIA, CGMA, CISA, CGFM) or a graduate degree from an accredited college of university. 

Additional information

  • Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee admission into the MAcc program.
  • Relevant work or internship experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Convenient class times for working professionals.

 

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fee information is available from AUM's cashier's office (244-3286). Additional financial information, including financial aid and scholarships can be obtained from AUM's financial aid office (244-3571).

Coursework

 Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Program 

 Required Core Accounting Courses
 Semester Hours
 ACCT 6230 Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting
 3
 ACCT 6450 Auditing II
 3
 ACCT 6470 Auditing Seminar
 3
 ACCT 6800 Financial Analysis Integrated Business Concepts*
 3
 Total Core Program Hours
 12
  * capstone course
 
   
Elective Courses (Select six courses)
 
 ACCT 6130 Advanced Financial Accounting
3
 ACCT 6210 Advanced Accounting Information Systems
3
 ACCT 6320 Advanced Income Tax Accounting
3
 ACCT 6510 Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting and Financial Reporting
 3
 ACCT 6520 Government Auditing and Internal Control
 3
 ACCT 6530 Government Budgeting & Performance Reporting   3
 ACCT 6610 Accounting & Auditing for NFP Organizations
3
 ACCT 6750 Financial Accounting Theory
3
 ACCT 6810 CPA Review Course
3
 ACCT 6924 Internship in Accounting
3
 ACCT 6970 Special Problems  3
 Total Elective Hours 18
Total Hours Required for MAcc Degree

30
 

Frequently Asked Questions

*What are the required prerequisite Accounting courses?

Introduction to Financial Accounting
Introduction to Managerial Accounting
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Accounting Information Systems
Managerial Cost Accounting
Income Tax Accounting
Auditing I 

You must complete each of the courses listed above with a minimum grade of C.

Can I complete the MAcc program as a part-time student?

Yes. MAcc students can be full-time or part-time. There is a five year limitation for completion of the Master of Accountancy degree once classes have been taken. 

Are there accounting scholarships available?

Yes. MAcc students are eligible for accounting scholarships available through the School of Accountancy.

How do I apply?

Applications should be made online at www.aum.edu/admissions/graduate-student-admisstions. Submit application and $25 application fee.

For more information on the MAcc program, click on the image below or contact MAcc advisor Rhonda Seay:
Clement Hall Room 314
rseay@aum.edu
(334) 244-3115

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