Move your Accounting Career into the Fast Lane

Our 16-month Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program prepares students for the Certified Public Accountant examination and an exciting career in accounting.

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How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

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Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work
  • GRE/GMAT* Scores
  • Current Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Recommendation Form or Letter of Reference

* If you have not yet taken the GMAT, we may be able to help cover the cost. See if you qualify for a GRE/GMAT waiver.

Additional International Requirements

  • Official Translated Transcripts With Course By Course Evaluation**
  • Bank Verification of Funds
  • Sponsor's Guarantee Form
  • Valid Passport
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Score***

** World Education Services, Josef Silny and Associates, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., or similar approved agency.

*** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement.

Delivery Options

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Hybrid

Offered in a convenient hybrid of traditional and online coursework, with students meeting in a classroom on campus two Saturdays per month and the remaining assignments completed in a convenient online format.

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Top Reasons

Whether your dream is to be a scientist, physician, or teacher, Florida Southern College faculty are dedicated to giving you the knowledge and experience you need to succeed.

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Be Prepared

Our accounting program prepares a student to complete the 150-hour academic requirement to become a CPA, and includes a CPA Review Course to help you prepare for the exam.

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Expert Faculty

Our faculty are CPAs with significant practical experience, including active tax practices, former experience with major accounting firms, and fraud investigation.

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Connected

Network with professionals at meetings of the Florida Institute of CPAs, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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Competitive Advantage

Comprehensive course offerings include forensic accounting as well as courses in tax, cost accounting, and auditing.

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Additional Information

CPA Licensure

Completion of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting and the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree will prepare the student for CPA licensure, including 150 hours of academic credit.

 

According to the 2017 GMAC Alumni Perspectives Survey

88% of Master of Accounting students stated earning their degree was personally rewarding, and 93% found it professionally rewarding.

Program Contact

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Kamalie Morales

Senior Assistant Director
863.680.5022

Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$775
Total Credit Hours30
Program Total$23,250
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled$25 to $100

Graduate Assistantships

A limited number of graduate assistantships are offered. The assistantship program offers tuition discounts in exchange for hours worked.

Learn more about our graduate assistantships

Curriculum

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
Accounting Required Hours
ACC 6120 Corporate Taxation 2
ACC 6140 Taxation of Partnerships and Estates 2
ACC 6200 Auditing with Accounting Information Systems 4
ACC 6300 Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting 4
ACC 6400 Advanced Managerial Accounting 4
ACC 6989 Accounting Research 2
ACC 6999 Accounting Capstone Project 2
  Total Accounting Core 20
  Electives  
ACC 6220 Governmental Accounting 2
ACC/BUS 6420 Data Analytics 2
ACC 6500 CPA Review Course* 2
ACC 6620 Ethics in Accounting 2
ACC 6640 Fraud Examination 2
ACC 6960 Internship 2
BUS 6350 Business Law for Accountants 2
  Total Electives 10
  Program Total 30

*Please note that the Florida State Board of Accountancy requires a total of 150 hours for CPA licensure, not to include ACC 6500 CPA Review Course.