The Master of Accountancy consists of a graduate level core accounting courses required and approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy so that students will have the coursework to qualify for candidacy to take the CPA examination.
- Online application for admission into a graduate degree program
- Official transcript from an accredited institution demonstrating completion of a four-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent in the case of an international institution) and official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
- One-page Statement of Purpose
- Two letters of reference from professional and/or academic sources
- Official GMAT (or GRE) score (optional)
Applicants from countries where English is not the first language are required to demonstrate English proficiency. Please consult the graduate school website for required scores.
Specific Requirements for the Master of Accountancy Degree:
All students must meet the Pre-Master of Accountancy (Pre-MAcc) Requirements and complete thirty hours of Course of Study for the Master of Accountancy (MAcc).
Courses in Pre-MAcc Requirements as described below can be waived if according to the Accounting Graduate Studies Committee, the student has the equivalent courses in previous undergraduate or graduate coursework or the appropriate work experience. Waivers can also be given if the student demonstrated proficiency through challenge examinations approved by the Committee.
Pre-Master of Accountancy (Pre-MAcc) Requirements:
|Common Body of Knowledge The courses in parentheses indicate the equivalent undergraduate course or course combinations.
& ACCT 2302
|Principles of Accounting I
and Principles of Accounting II
|Legal Environment of Business
& ECON 2304
|Principles of Macroeconomics
and Principles of Microeconomics
|Principles of Marketing
|Business Stats & Analytics I
|or QMB 3301
|Business Stats & Analytics II
|Intermediate Accounting I
|Intermediate Accounting II
|Fed Income Tax - Individuals
|Advanced courses may be accepted in place of undergraduate courses
MACC in Accounting
Required Credits: 30
|Advanced Accounting I
|Contemporary Accounting Issues
|Tax Concepts Rsrch & Procedure
|Fed Income Tax Partner & Corp
|Ethics in Accounting
|Accounting & Business Analysis
|Masters Accountancy Capstone
All courses require a grade of C or better.