Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.)

Master of Accountancy Online

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Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International
Designed to help prepare you for the Certified Public Accountant examination
Earned the highest CPA exam first-time pass rate of all public universities in the state of Florida, and the third highest in the nation in 2016

Accountancy, M.Acc. Overview

In addition to offering crucial preparation for the CPA examination, our AACSB-accredited Master of Accountancy will prepare you for a career in accounting, finance, business and more.

The M.Acc. degree requires 30 credit hours to complete, exclusive of your foundational proficiencies. Your core courses provide advanced work in the areas of managerial accounting, accounting data analytics, advanced accounting information systems, auditing, taxation of flow-through entities, and commercial law. To prepare you for a demanding, yet lucrative career, all of your courses strongly emphasize the development of analytical, presentation, and communication skills.

The M.Acc. degree offers you the choice of four distinct specializations tracks: Analytics, Business Analysis & Reporting, Information Systems & Controls, and Taxation. These options enable you to tailor your degree toward your career goals. With a Master of Accountancy, you can pursue careers such as Budget Analyst, External Auditor, Internal Auditor, Tax Accountant, Forensic Accountant, Enrolled Agent, Accounting Information Systems Specialist/Auditor, Financial Analyst, Cost Accountant, Controller/Comptroller, Financial Accountant, Governmental Accountant, and Business Valuation Specialist, to name a few.

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Candidates for This Program Include:

  • Those who are preparing for the Certified Public Accountant exam
  • Tax examiners, collectors and revenue agents who wish to move into leadership roles

Upon completion of the UWF MAcc, you will be able to:

  • Address contemporary professional issues in accountancy
  • Approach the CPA exam with confidence
  • Gain both technical and communication skills applicable to analytics, business analysis and reporting, information systems and controls or taxation
  • Explore a wide variety of careers in public accounting, industry and government
  • Understand advanced concepts in accounting and finance

Additional Program Rankings

  • #62 in Best Online in Master’s in Business Programs (excluding MBA) by U.S. News & World Report (2024)
  • No. 23 in Best Online in Master’s in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA) by U.S. News & World Report (2023)