Oct 26, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
2020-2021 General Catalog

Accounting - MAcc

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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

School of Accountancy

MAcc requirements for students who have completed all of the preparatory work for graduate study.

Students matriculated in the Master of Accounting degree must complete an approved program of study consisting of at least 30 credits. This program must include completion of the MAcc Core Requirements and one of the Areas of Specialization Requirements. Details for each requirement type are provided in the following paragraphs.

Master of Accounting Specializations

In addition to meeting the MAcc Core Requirements, students must complete requirements for one of the following specializations:

Professional Accountancy Specialization

Required courses for this specialization are:

Taxation Specialization

Required courses for this specialization are:

Personal Financial Planning Specialization

Students must complete:

Additional Requirements:

In addition to the required PFP specialization courses, students must also complete, or have previously completed, FIN 4460  and PFP 6090 , or their equivalents, to qualify to sit for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) examination.

MAcc Application by Non-Accounting/Non-Business Degree Holders

Prerequisites for the Master of Accounting include the Huntsman School of Business Acumen Requirements (45 credits) and the Undergraduate Accounting Major Requirements (21 credits). Therefore, applicants who have not already completed a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business are advised to first complete a second bachelor’s degree in accounting and subsequently apply to the Master of Accounting program. Before applying, it is recommended that applicants consult with the School of Accountancy undergraduate advisor.

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