Build your expertise. Master your craft.
The Master of Accounting program is designed to help you hone your expertise in financial accounting, auditing and taxation.
The immersive, full-time program can be completed in as little as nine months. And because we want to help you make the most of your time, your coursework will prepare you for the CPA exam and also counts toward your CPA education requirements.
tracks of study:
audit and taxation
CPA exam pass rate by UA accounting students (compared to the overall national pass rate of 49%)
months to complete your degree
What You’ll Learn
Pursue one of two tracks—Audit or Tax—and gain in-depth training in financial accounting, auditing and/or taxation
Audit track students will cover advanced accounting, federal taxation, principles of auditing, audit simulation, audit information systems and even communication skills for the accounting professional—as well as several elective options ranging from Forensic & Investigative Accounting to Accounting for Not-for-profit Entities
Tax track students will cover subjects including corporate taxation, technology for accountants, tax research, and taxation of real estate transactions—plus elective options such as business law, estates and trusts, federal tax policy and state and local taxation
In either track, you’ll prepare for the CPA exam and gain technical competency training essential to becoming a licensed CPA
As a student in the Master of Accounting program, you’ll complete 30 credits of immersive study in advanced financial, auditing and tax accounting.
You’ll have the option to specialize your degree by choosing from two tracks of study: audit and taxation.
In addition, the program is designed to prepare you for the CPA exam.