Master of Accountancy
Move your Accounting Career into the Fast LaneThe Master of Accountancy program at Florida Southern College is a 30 credit hour program that builds upon the technical accounting foundation obtained from a BA in Accounting. The MAcc prepares students for a professional career in accounting, while also fulfilling the eligibility requirements to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam. FSC’s MAcc program is a hybrid program, as courses are offered in both an online and in-person format.
AACSB AccreditedAccreditation by AACSB is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.
Hybrid Format: On-Campus and Online Model
Students get the benefit of a flexible schedule that can be tailored to their individual lifestyle: Of the total 30-hours of coursework, 14 hours are offered in a convenient online format while 16 hours are offered in a hybrid, low-residency format. The hybrid model consists of in-person classes every other Saturday, with the rest of the work online (7 Saturday classes during each of the Fall and Spring semesters)
Gain Marketable Skills
The MAcc program is designed to build strong analytical reasoning and problem solving skills and to enhance effective communication with dynamic course content and an emphasis on real-world applications.
Students select a faculty mentor and conduct consequential research related to a relevant and timely accounting topic of their choosing. This experience builds a strong foundation in technical writing and communication skills.
Professional Certification Prep
The MAcc program provides everything you need to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in Florida and most other states. Additionally, CPA Exam Reviews can be taken as a part of the elective courses in the MAcc program.
Multiple faculty members have been recognized as FICPA Outstanding Educators. Faculty have extensive experience and engage in practical research resulting in publications in a variety of journals. Professionals provide additional perspectives through classroom presentations. Our low student to faculty ratio allows for increased personal interactions and direct mentorship.
The program affords various opportunities to network with professionals in the marketplace through our annual Accounting-only “Moc” Interviews and Career Fair, and other engaging networking events throughout the year. The program is supported by the Institute of Accounting Excellence board.Learn More
- Official undergraduate transcripts of all academic work with a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale*
- Current Résumé
- Personal Statement of Professional Goals
- Recommendation Form or Letter of Reference
Additional International Requirements
- Official Translated Transcripts With Course By Course Evaluation**
- Bank Letter Verifying Funds of Sponsor***
- Sponsor's Guarantee Form
- Valid Passport
- Official TOEFL/IELTS Score****
*** A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.
**** 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.
Additional Admission Requirements for Accounting
Completion of the following undergraduate courses (or approved equivalents) are required for admission into the MAcc program:
- ACC 2111 Foundations of Financial Accounting
- ACC 2112 Foundations of Managerial Accounting
- ACC 3111 Financial Accounting I
- ACC 3112 Financial Accounting II
- ACC 3211 Cost Accounting
- ACC 4411 Federal Taxation
- ACC 4511 Auditing
- BUS 2217 Principles of Management
- BUS 3160 Marketing Principles
- BUS 3311 Legal Environment of Business
- BUS 3453 Managerial Finance
- BUS 4999 Seminar in Strategic Management of the Business Enterprise
- ECO 2010 Essentials of Economics
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.
Required Courses - 20 hours
|Course Number||Course Name|
|ACC 6120||Corporate Taxation|
|ACC 6140||Taxation of Partnerships and Estates|
|ACC 6200||Auditing with Accounting Information Systems|
|ACC 6300||Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting|
|ACC 6400||Advanced Managerial Accounting|
|ACC 6989||Accounting Research|
|ACC 6999||Accounting Capstone Project|
Elective Courses - 10 hours
|Course Number||Course Name|
|ACC 6220||Governmental Accounting|
|ACC/BUS 6420||Data Analytics|
|ACC 6500||CPA Review Course*|
|ACC 6620||Ethics in Accounting|
|ACC 6640||Fraud Examination|
|BUS 6350||Business Law for Accountants|
MAcc Program Total - 30 hours
*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.
|Base Required Fees||Cost|
|Tuition Per Credit Hour||$850|
|Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled||$25 to $100|
$250 Non-Refundable Enrollment Deposit (Upon acceptance and applied toward your first semester tuition balance)
A limited number of graduate assistantships are offered. The assistantship program offers tuition discounts in exchange for hours worked.
To be eligible to apply for a Graduate Assistantship position students must have:
- Already been accepted into their chosen program
- Submitted their GRE or GMAT scores.
Adult & Grad Admissions
MAcc Virtual Information Session
Dec 12 6:00 PM
An online webinar for prospective graduate students to learn more about the Master of Accountancy program. This event is designed to present an overview of our MAcc program, provide an opportunity to connect with faculty, and hear from your admission counselor.
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