Master of Accountancy

Master of Accountancy

The Master of Accountancy 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. We are currently seeking quality students with a desire to continue their education, with an end goal to work in a professional accounting position. Is that you? Apply today!

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program is designed to develop the dynamic skill sets 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.

Graduate Programs

The AUM College of Business mission is to prepare students for successful careers by providing quality educational opportunities utilizing dedicated faculty, stakeholder collaboration, and small class sizes.

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).


Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Program

Required Core Accounting Courses Semester Hours
ACCT 6230 Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 6450 Auditing II3
ACCT 6470 Auditing Seminar3
ACCT 6800 Financial Analysis Integrated Business Concepts*3
Total Core Program Hours12
* capstone course
Elective Courses (Select six courses)
ACCT 6130 Advanced Financial Accounting3
ACCT 6210 Advanced Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT 6320 Advanced Income Tax Accounting3
ACCT 6510 Governmental & Nonprofit Accounting and Financial Reporting3
ACCT 6520 Government Auditing and Internal Control3
ACCT 6530 Government Budgeting & Performance Reporting3
ACCT 6610 Accounting & Auditing for NFP Organizations3
ACCT 6750 Financial Accounting Theory3
ACCT 6810 CPA Review Course3
ACCT 6924 Internship in Accounting3
ACCT 6970 Special Problems3
Total Elective Hours13
Total Hours Required for MAcc Degree30

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

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

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
[email protected]
(334) 244-3115

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