Accounting, M.Acc.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M001

Required Courses

Required Coursework
ACCT 5100Accounting Professional Development0
ACCT 5113Advanced Accounting3
ACCT 6553Accounting Theory and Research3
Choose one course:3
Income Tax Accounting II
An appropriate 5000 or 6000 level tax course as determined by the Graduate Liaison.
Accounting Electives
Choose twelve hours of 5000- or 6000-level Accounting courses 112
Graduate Business Electives
Choose twelve hours of graduate courses in B AD, ECON, ENT, FIN, L S, MGT, MIT, MKT, SCM, or ACCT 212
Total Credit Hours33

Except ACCT 5202 and ACCT 5212.


Maximum three hours of ACCT coursework.

The Non-Thesis degree is a coursework-only degree; a Non-Thesis examination is not required.

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.