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Prerequisites (must be completed prior to beginning the program)

  • Financial Accounting (Freeman School ACCN 2010 or 6010 or equivalent)
  • Managerial or Cost Accounting (Freeman School ACCN 3010 or 6020 or equivalent)
  • Intermediate Accounting I & II (Freeman School ACCN 3100 & 4110 or equivalent); or three semester hours of graduate intermediate accounting.

NOTE: Courses should be instructed in accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP).

MACCT Core Courses (18 credits)

  • Ethics in Accounting and Finance
  • Auditing
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Taxation of Legal Entities

MACCT Electives (12 credits)

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Alternative Financial Accounting Frameworks
  • Energy Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting
  • Research in Taxation
  • Taxation of Individuals
  • Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations
  • Tax Planning for Corporate Decision Making
  • Core Courses in the Risk Option (see below)


    Students who have an accounting undergraduate degree may be eligible to take the MACCT Risk Option with the following core courses:

    Core Courses (12 credits)

  • Advanced Auditing
  • Accounting Research
  • Accounting for Business and Financial Risk
  • Accounting and Controls for Operations Risk

    The remaining 18 credits are electives; nine elective credits should consist of graduate coursework related to a specific business discipline or industry (e.g., finance, taxation, energy, entrepreneurship).


     Each MACCT student will meet with a faculty adviser to develop a curriculum that is tailored to their interests and goals.

Last Updated 4/30/15