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MAcc - Master of Accountancy

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 Monday, April 29, 2019

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.

Complete the Online Application

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Admission Requirements for MAcc - Master of Accountancy

  • 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 Letter Verifying Funds of Sponsor***
  • 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.

*** 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.

MAcc - Master of Accountancy 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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Accredited by the association to advance collegiate schools of business

Accreditation by AACSB is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.

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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

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required FeesCost
Tuition Per Credit Hour$775
Total Credit Hours30
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.

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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 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.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Monday, April 29, 2019

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

Complete the Online Application

Apply Now

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 Letter Verifying Funds of Sponsor***
  • 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.

*** 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.

Program Contact

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Kamalie Dodson

Associate Director of Adult and Graduate Admission
863.680.5022