The Master of Accounting (MACCT) program prepares college graduates for successful careers in public accounting firms and major corporations. Through a comprehensive, industry-endorsed curriculum which requires 30 credit hours, students develop analytical skills and acquire the professional expertise to take on the challenges of a professional accounting career.
Freeman also offers a five-year joint Bachelor of Science in Management/Master of Accounting (BSM/MACCT) program. This course of study is designed to give students the knowledge, skills and preparation to immediately enter the accounting profession following graduation. In just five years, students graduate with two degrees, eligibility to sit for the CPA exam in the jurisdictions of their choice, and the confidence and expertise to become an accounting professional.
Several accounting prerequisites must be completed prior to beginning the program:
- Financial Accounting [ACCN 2010 Financial Accounting (3 c.h.) or equivalent]
- Managerial or Cost Accounting [ACCN 3010 Managerial Accounting (3 c.h.) or equivalent]
- Intermediate Accounting I and II [ACCN 3100 Intermed Accounting I (3 c.h.) and ACCN 4110 Interm Financial Accounting II (3 c.h.) or equivalent]
|ACCN 7100||Ethics In Acct & Finance||3|
|ACCN 7120||Adv Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCN 7140||Adv Managerial Accountng||3|
|LGST 7210||Business Law||3|
|TAXN 7100||Principles of Entity Taxation||3|
|Select 4 electives from the following:||12|
|Financial Statemnt Analy|
|Accounting Info Systems|
|Energy Acctg & Valuation|
|Acctg for Business & Fin Risk|
|Acctg & Controls for Oper Risk|
|Govt & Not-For-Profit Accn|
|Public Accn Internship|
|Taxation of Individuals|
|Research In Taxation|
|Partnership & S Corp.|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Students who have an accounting undergraduate degree may be eligible to waive core courses and replace them with additional electives. A major in taxation and specializations in analytics, energy, entrepreneurship, risk management, strategic and operations management, structured finance, and taxation are available to MACCT students.