Academics

The Carlson School Master of Accountancy curriculum provides you with the opportunity to develop the critical thinking and analytical skills required in today’s world. The breadth of electives gives you the ability to understand the full business spectrum and how accountants play a vital role in a company’s success. Upon graduation, you will be well-positioned to help shape the accounting profession in its ever-changing environment.

    Program Structure

    The MAcc program consists of two tracks. Accounting undergraduates complete a minimum of 30 credits, while non-accounting undergraduates complete 44 credits. Both tracks can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis, and both satisfy the 150 credit hour requirement to qualify for the CPA exam.

    Courses

    MAcc required coursework delves into the latest accounting topics, covering internal control, SEC, accounting information systems, and more. You’ll choose from elective courses in business disciplines such as accounting, finance, taxation, information systems, and supply chain management, giving you a comprehensive understanding of business.

    Non-accounting undergraduates take additional required courses qualifying them to sit for the CPA exam.

    Faculty

    With a mix of accounting professionals and researchers, you’ll get the opportunity to study with world-class faculty who are leaders in accounting, finance, taxation, marketing, information systems, and supply chain and operations management.