Skip to main content

Curriculum

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree requires the completion of 36 graduate credits in addition to the prerequisite courses requirements listed below. The 36 graduate hours include the MAcc Core Requirements (24 credits) and the Specialization Requirements (12 credits). Students will choose one of three available specializations (Professional Accountancy, Taxation, or Personal Financial Planning).

Download a printable copy of the MAcc Program Requirements.

MAcc Core Requirements (Required for all MAcc candidates) 

Course Number Course Name Credits Semester(s) Taught Prerequisite(s)
ACCT 6200 Accounting for Complex and Multinational Companies 3 F, Sp ACCT 3120
ACCT 6250 Accounting Concepts, Research and Cases 3  Sp, Su (May) ACCT 3120
ACCT 6310 Cost Management Systems 3 F  ACCT 3310
ACCT 6400 Income Taxation II 3 F, Su (Jun)  ACCT 3410
ACCT 6410 Tax Research & Procedures 3  Sp, Su (Jul) ACCT 3410 and 6400 (or concurrent)
ACCT 6510 Financial Auditing 3 F, Sp ACCT 4510
ACCT 6560 Business Law and Professional Responsibilities 3 F, Sp  N/A
ACCT 6700 Advanced Accounting Topics 3 F, Su (Jun)  ACCT 3120

MAcc Specialization

Select 1 of the three available specialization options (Professional Accountancy, Taxation, or Personal Financial Planning).

MAcc Specialization - Professional Accountancy
Course Number Course Name Credits Semester(s) Taught Prerequisite(s)
ACCT 6620 Financial Statement Analysis 3 F  ACCT 3120
Elective See Elective Course Requirements Below 3    
Elective See Elective Course Requirements Below 3    
Elective See Elective Course Requirements Below 3    
MAcc Specialization - Taxation
Course Number Course Name Credits Semester(s) Taught Prerequisite(s)
ACCT 6420 Taxation of Corporations/Shareholders 3  Su (Jul)  ACCT 3410, 6400
ACCT 6440 Taxation of Flow Thru Entities 3 F  ACCT 3410, 6400
ACCT 6460 Advanced Tax Topics 3  Su (May)  ACCT 3410, 6400
Elective Suggested PFP 6060 or 6070 or 6080 3    
MAcc Specialization - Personal Financial Planning
Course Number Course Name Credits Semester(s) Taught Prerequisite(s)
PFP 6060 Personal Financial Planning 3 F  N/A
PFP 6070 Retirement Planning 3  Sp  N/A
PFP 6080 Estate Planning 3  Sp  N/A
Elective See Elective Course Requirements Below 3    

Specialization Elective Course Requirements

Elective courses may be chosen from ACCT and PFP courses offered in other specializations or other approved graduate level course from within the Huntsman School of Business based on student experience, interests and career path choices.

ACCT 6300 – Accounting Internship may be completed as an elective course within any specialization subject to approval by the graduate advisor.