The Master of Accounting degree program is a graduate professional program designed to provide advanced, specialized training in accounting and tax accounting. The program requires 30 graduate units, with no fewer than 24 in the field of accounting from a variety of courses available through the department. Individualized programs of study are defined by the student and the adviser.
The MAcc program has two tracks of study: Audit and Tax.
The Department of Accounting offers the following degrees:
These programs prepare students for careers such as the independent practice of public accounting, controllership, and general accounting management.
Graduate work in accounting is offered for those who strive for a stronger background in business and accounting, and for those who wish to teach in colleges and universities.
The mission of the Department of Accounting is to:
If you are a University of Arizona student majoring in accounting, you may qualify for a requirements waiver. The criteria are as follows:
If you meet the criteria above, you will not need to submit the following materials:
Required test(s): GMAT, Proof of English Proficiency for some international candidates.
Financial aid is limited for Masters candidates. Please refer to our website for financial aid opportunities.
The admissions committee continues to accept applications on a rolling basis until program capacity has been reached.
Minumum credits: 30
Minimum accounting credits: 24