The MAcc Program
The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) provides advanced, in-depth training in accounting, business, and leadership for those individuals engaged in or seeking professional careers in accounting. Due to continuous changes in global business environment, accountants need deeper and broader knowledge than ever before. The MAcc program helps to provide a student with the skills necessary to be successful in a rapidly changing business environment. The program is comprehensive and develops students’ conceptual and technical accounting competence, communication skills, research and analytical abilities, and leadership skills.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants recommends that individuals entering the accounting profession have five years of collegiate preparation. Responding to this need, the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy requires all individuals sitting for the Certified Public Accountants examination to have one-hundred-fifty (150) semester hours of college credit. Obtaining a MAcc is one way to obtain the required 150 hours for the CPA exam and to gain an in-depth knowledge of accounting and leadership. Graduates of the MAcc program are well prepared for careers in public accounting, industry, and government, or to continue on to a Ph.D. program or law school.
Links for MAcc Students
- Getting a Job after graduation
- Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships
- Beta Alpha Psi, the honors organization for accounting majors
- Certifications for Accountants and Certifying Agencies