Master of Accountancy Program at a Glance
The Carlson School of Management's Master of Accountancy program offers full-time and part-time options to suit your needs. The program is designed to prepare you for a career in accounting, finance, or tax. You will learn the latest accounting principles and practices and develop the skills you need to be successful in your chosen field. Plus, you’ll be prepared to qualify for the CPA exam.
Part-time (avg. 2-2.5 years)
*Program duration depends on your track. Learn more on the curriculum page.
Customize your education
Map a degree path to meet your needs and interests in our flexible Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program. We offer tracks for those with and without an accounting undergraduate degree, and full-time and part-time options. Our rigorous core curriculum and range of electives will give you a comprehensive understanding of accounting and business. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to bring a well-rounded perspective to any organization you join and ready to take on various future roles.
Become a successful accounting, tax, or finance professional with the Carlson School. You do not need to have an undergraduate accounting degree to apply.
Tuition & Aid
A graduate degree is an investment in your future career. Scholarships and a limited number of teaching assistant positions are available.
The Carlson School’s Business Career Center offers individualized career coaching to help you develop a sound career strategy.
5 Reasons to Get a Master of Accountancy Degree
Often referred to as the language of business, accounting records, analyzes, and reports on events affecting business entities. A master’s degree in accounting can help launch, accelerate, or pivot your career into this critical field and become central to any business's decision-making process.