The 36-credit-hour MAcc is a full-time program typically beginning in the fall Semester. Upon completion of the program, graduates will have satisfied the educational requirements to sit for the CPA examination in the state of Ohio.
Because the program builds upon skills and knowledge developed in an undergraduate accountancy program, all admitted candidates must complete certain prerequisite courses in accounting and business before or during the MAcc program.
See the full list of prerequisites.
18 credit hours
These courses build a foundation for the program.
- Advanced Federal Taxes
- Accounting Information Systems
- Tax Practice: Analysis, Planning and Communications
- Advanced Auditing Theory and Practice
- Advanced Financial Accountancy Theory
- Analysis of Contemporary Accountancy Issues
6 credit hours
Students must complete a concentration in Financial Reporting & Attestation Services or U.S. Taxation by completing two sequence courses in one concentration area.
Financial Reporting & Attestation Services Concentration
U.S. Taxation Concentration
12 credit hours
Supporting elective courses allow MAcc students to select courses in areas that complement a professional accountancy career. As an option to fulfill a portion of the supporting elective courses, students are encouraged to consider completing a second concentration. MAcc students select supporting elective courses in consultation with the graduate program advisor to ensure that they are in line with their academic and professional goals.Review the general bulletin for additional information.