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Early MAcc

Get a head start!

Florida Southern College students who are currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Accounting may begin their MAcc program in the fall of their senior year.

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Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Admission is contingent upon cumulative GPA as of the end of the semester prior to entry.

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Top Reasons

Whether your dream is to work in public accounting, start your own CPA or consulting firm, or further your career in corporate accounting, our faculty are dedicated to giving you the knowledge and experiences 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 2018 GMAC Alumni Perspectives Survey

94% of students in a MAcc program stated earning their degree was personally and professionally rewarding.

Program Costs

The published day, full-time tuition will be assessed for enrollment in the two fall terms and the one spring term for students enrolled in the early MAcc program*. Summer enrollments will be charged at the prevailing rates; MAcc program graduate per credit rate, the day undergraduate per credit hour rate, or the adult undergraduate per credit hour rate.

*Please note, if you are an Early MAcc student you will still file the FAFSA as an undergraduate student.

Early MAcc 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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How to Apply

Admission Requirements

  • Overall (cumulative) GPA of 3.0 at FSC
  • GPA of 3.0 in Accounting (ACC) Courses
  • MAcc Director Approval
  • Resume and Personal Statement
  • Application deadline for early admission is May 1 of the junior year. Admission is contingent upon cumulative GPA as of the end of the semester prior to entry.

Additional International Requirements

  • Valid Passport

Curriculum

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

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
Total Core 20

Elective Courses - 10 hours

Course Number Course Name
ACC 6220 Governmental Accounting
ACC/BUS 6420 Data Analytics
ACC 6500 CPA Review Course*
ACC 6501 Advanced CPA Review Course*
ACC 6620 Ethics in Accounting
ACC 6640 Fraud Examination
ACC 6960 Internship
BUS 6350 Business Law for Accountants
Total Electives 10

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 and ACC 6501 Advanced CPA Review Course.

Student is responsible for working with the MAcc Program Director to plan Early MAcc course progression of undergraduate and graduate credits. 

How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations. Admission is contingent upon cumulative GPA as of the end of the semester prior to entry.

Complete the Online Application

Apply Now

Admission Requirements

  • Overall (cumulative) GPA of 3.0 at FSC
  • GPA of 3.0 in Accounting (ACC) Courses
  • MAcc Director Approval
  • Resume and Personal Statement
  • Application deadline for early admission is May 1 of the junior year. Admission is contingent upon cumulative GPA as of the end of the semester prior to entry.

Additional International Requirements

  • Valid Passport

Program Contact

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Kamalie Dodson

Associate Director of Adult and Graduate Admission
phone 863.680.5022
send text to 863.576.5087