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Master of Accountancy

The Master of Accountancy is a unique graduate program that gives students from both accounting and non-accounting backgrounds the edge needed to effectively advance faster throughout their accounting careers. Through diverse curriculum, dynamic instructors, and lively classroom discussions the MAcc program will prepare you to respond to the fast-changing demands of business and become a leader in your profession.


program paths available based on your background


Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in Minneapolis-St. Paul


U.S. public university business faculty for intellectual contributions

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Customize Your Education

Throughout the Master of Accountancy program, choose from a wide variety of accounting courses on a number of topics, including the SEC, internal control, regulations, negotiations, and more in order to build on the critical thinking and analytical skills you’ll use throughout your accounting career.



In addition to graduate-level accounting courses, select from a wide range of elective courses through the Carlson Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Business Taxation (MBT) programs.

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Career Development

Whether you’re getting your MAcc degree to help launch your career or looking to change directions in your career path, the Master of Accountancy program will provide you personal assistance to help you reach your goals.

Take your next step with the MAcc program

"With the MAcc Program, I've learned how to look at a U.S. Bank problem from the context of the environment, the parties involved, and really ask the critical why?" Peter Trandem, MAcc '18, Staff Auditor, U.S. Bank

Meet the Accountant who’s Fighting Global Hunger

Accounting student Caroline Jones, ’17 MAcc, is not passionate about budgets, P&L statements, or spreadsheets. But she is excited to come to class every day, knowing business is a force to do good. And she’s driven to leverage her skills to help people in need.

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