Master of Accounting
Master of Accounting
The Master of Accounting (MAcc) academically prepares students for a wide range of accounting-related careers. Some examples include public accounting, corporate accounting, internal auditing, accounting in not-for-profit organizations, and accounting for state and local government agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service, Franchise Tax Board, Defense Contract Audit Agency, FBI, CIA and other agencies.
The program offers two pathways toward completion; one for students with little or no previous accounting background who have an undergraduate degree in any discipline, and one for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting. Course content is based largely on the published content specifications of the uniform CPA Exam and the CMA exam. Students should enroll in an external, recognized exam review course to fully prepare for CPA and CMA exams.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Integrate current information technologies to report and analyze financial information.
- Evaluate accounting information based upon mastery of a common body of accounting knowledge.
- Analyze ethical issues within the accounting profession.
- Effectively conduct and present accounting research.
- Collaborate effectively as a team to enhance critical thinking.
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