Master of Accounting

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Get the in-demand accounting expertise and understanding to push higher than ever in your career in less than a year.

You'll also gain excellent preparation for the CPA exam. The MAcc is the ideal master's program to build on your accounting undergraduate degree.


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The Program

What You'll Learn

In the Master of Accounting, you’ll build upon your undergraduate degree in accounting and expand your technical knowledge in financial accounting, auditing and taxation.

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Choose one of two tracks of study—audit or tax—and earn your degree from an AACSB accredited accounting program. The 30-credit curriculum also prepares you for the CPA.

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CPA exam pass rate for UA accounting
students on first attempt

(compared to 49% national average pass rate)


job placement for graduates
legally eligible to work in the U.S.


months to complete the
Master of Accounting program

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Applicants must have a four-year bachelor’s degree in accounting with a 3.0 GPA or higher, as well as a GMAT score preferably of 500 or higher. Certain prerequisite courses may need to be completed prior to (or during) the program.

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International Students

International Students

For international students whose native language isn’t English, we require a TOEFL composite score of 7 (with no subject score lower than 6).

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March 1: Fall Admission Initial Deadline and GTA Deadline
March 27: Summer Admission (for those needing to complete prerequisites)
May 15: Fall Admission (International Students)
August 1: Fall Admission Final Deadline
September 27: Spring Admission (International)
October 1: Spring Admission Initial Deadline and GTA Deadline
December 15: Spring Admission Final Deadline

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Return on Investment

Return on Investment

Graduate with exceptional appeal to the nation’s top firms. Your Eller experience will pay itself off quickly with increased salary potential and new roles that let you stretch your wings.

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Program Cost

Resident: $12,272 per semester
Non-resident: $22,447 per semester

Tuition and fees subject to change.

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Career Development

The School of Accountancy offers our students the tools and guidance they need to hit the ground running in the job market. Through personalized guidance and services, our students become some of the best-prepared job seekers out there.

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Your Future is Calling

You’ve heard the “why.” If you think you’re a good fit, it’s time for the “how.” Let’s get you on the road to your Eller MAcc. Contact us or begin your application now:

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