M.Acc. in Accounting

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Program Description

The specialized Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.) degree program expands knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Students build the technical, research and communication skills required to remain relevant in this rapidly evolving profession. Courses required to earn the M.Acc. degree also help students obtain the 150 credit hours required to become a certified public accountant, or CPA. 

Program Coordinator

Dr. Joshua Chicarelli

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100% online delivery)

Curriculum 

Course Credits
Required Courses 27
ACC 710  Financial Accounting 3
ACC 715  Advanced Tax 3
ACC 720  Advanced Financial Accounting 3
ACC 725  Controllership 3
ACC 730  Advanced Auditing 3
ACC 735  Emerging Issues in Accounting 3
BUS 771  Quantitative Methods 3
BUS 782  Forecasting and Predictive Modeling 3
FIN 711  Corporate Finance 3
   
Specialized Courses (select one) 3
MGT 783  Business Analytics for Big Data 3
MGT 784  Decision Support Systems 3
Total 30

Program Requirements

Foundation Courses: Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree with an accounting major may also be required to take one or more of the three foundation courses:

  • ACC 200  Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACC 301  Intermediate Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACC 302  Intermediate Accounting II (3 credits)

Program Notes

  • ACC 200 (Financial Accounting) is a prerequisite for Intermediate Accounting I.
  • ACC 301 (Intermediate Accounting) is a prerequisite for Intermediate Accounting II.

Program Webpage

https://www.calu.edu/academics/graduate/masters/macc-degree/index.aspx