Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) is a 30 semester hour program designed to provide individuals with a more thorough knowledge of accounting theory and practice.  In addition to meeting the admission requirements for graduate study in the College of Business, one should have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting or successfully complete undergraduate accounting prerequisites as prescribed by an Accounting-MBA/MAcc Coordinator.  In most states, including Alabama, one must complete 150 semester hours of education in order to be eligible to sit for the CPA exam.  The UNA MAcc Program provides the remaining courses required for the CPA exam for students who have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting. 

MAcc Curriculum:
CIS 622Information Systems Design and Project Management2
EMB 612Business Ethics and Responsibility in a Global Economy2
AC 630Research in Accounting2
AC 650Fraud Examination3
AC 674Advanced Accounting Theory3
AC 675Advanced Tax Accounting3
AC 694Business Combinations3
AC 697Advanced Auditing3
MG 640Management Policy3
Select two (6 hours) from the following:6
Financial Statement Analysis ( Cannot earn credit if completed equivalent undergraduate course)
Seminar in Accounting
Special Topics
International Experience / Internship
Valuation Tools for Professional Accounting

 Undergraduate Account Prerequisites for the MAcc

A MAcc Coordinator will evaluate a student's academic record and determine which, if any, of the following undergraduate accounting courses are required for admission to the MAcc Program:

AC 390Accounting and Information Systems3
AC 391Intermediate Accounting I3
AC 392Intermediate Accounting II3
AC 471Cost Accounting3
AC 472Tax Accounting3
AC 473Auditing3

Information for Alabama CPA Exam Candidates

  • Governmental Accounting Required- AC 395
  • Business Law Course on Uniform Commercial Code Required recommend BL 480
  • US Citizenship Required