Master of Accountancy

Rico M.
Rico M. Class of 2014, Military Veteran


Become a part of NU’s global alumni community.
The Master of Accountancy program includes four-week classes.
National University is San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.

Program Overview

On Campus Online

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program at National University will give you the skills, competencies, knowledge, and judgment to succeed as an accounting professional. Courses will academically prepare you for various professional exams including CPA, CMA, and CIA, and provide the skills you need to succeed as an accounting professional.

The Master of Accountancy online and on-campus courses focus on developing a global perspective, enhancing critical thinking, improving communication skills, making ethical decisions, and integrating real-world applications. The program is designed for students with little or no previous accounting coursework and is delivered through synchronous online and in-class instruction.

National University teaches adult learners both accounting principles and their practical application using innovative methods and student-focused faculty. The MAcc program prepares students for careers that include public accounting, corporate accounting, internal auditing, accounting in nonprofit organizations, and accounting for federal, state, and local government agencies.

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.
  • Critique international financial accounting standards as compared to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Collaborate effectively as a team to enhance critical thinking.

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Meet Our Faculty

Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 175,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Classes

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

75+ Degree Programs

Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

20+ Campus Locations

Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

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