The Master of Accountancy Program provides students with advanced skills in accounting in areas of high demand such as fraud/forensic accounting, systems, and auditing. The program also provides students the opportunity to pursue a graduate degree while fulfilling the additional hours needed to sit for the C.P.A. exam.
The program consists of 11 courses. The core provides students with advanced courses that provide competencies that are highly valued by the profession. The set of electives allow students to pursue individual paths based on each student's prior coursework and career aspirations. Students can choose to pursue a concentration in Forensic Accounting and/or Internal Auditing. In addition, students can take courses that prepare them to succeed on the C.P.A. examination.
Only students with an undergraduate degree in business with a major in accounting, or business with at least 24 semester hours in accounting coursework and director approval, are eligible for admission to this program.