Master of Accountancy Course Requirements



The following requirements must be fulfilled: 30 credits, including 15 credits in required courses and 15 credits in elective courses. 

In addition, students must fulfill preparatory courses in financial accounting, managerial accounting, micro- or macroeconomics, and statistics.

Preparatory courses
ACCY 6101Financial Accounting
or ACCY 2001 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCY 2002Introductory Managerial Accounting
MBAD 6242Microeconomics for the World Economy
or MBAD 6243 Macroeconomics for the World Economy
STAT 1051Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics
Students that have not completed these courses prior to matriculation may be able to take them concurrently with the program requirements.
ACCY 6104Intermediate Accounting I
ACCY 6105Intermediate Accounting II
ACCY 6201Cases in Management Accounting I
ACCY 6202Cases in Management Accounting II
ACCY 6301Contemporary Auditing Theory
MBAD 6235Finance
15 credits in elective courses, including 9 credits in accountancy (ACCY) courses.

Students who intend to take the C.P.A. examination should be aware that the coursework required for admission to the examination varies from state to state. Students are advised to consult the Board of Accountancy for the state in which they plan to take the examination and choose electives that meet that state’s requirements.

Preparatory courses may be waived without substitution for other coursework. Required classes, except for ACCY 6201 and ACCY 6202, may be waived with substitution for other coursework for students who: 

  • Have already completed these courses with a minimum grade of B-
  • Have taken these courses at an AACSB - accredited institution
  • Have taken these courses within five years prior to the first semester of enrollment into the program

Students should consult with the advisor concerning course substitution.