The Master of Accountancy is designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in accounting from an AACSB accredited business school. The degree consists of a four graduate core accounting courses required and approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy so that students will qualify for candidacy to take the CPA examination, a minimum of four graduate courses in the student’s area of concentration and two approved graduate accounting or business electives.
Specific Requirements for the Master of Accountancy Degree
Students who has not completed a bachelor’s degree in accounting from an AACSB accredited business school will need to consult with the graduate accounting advisor as to the leveling requirements to become eligible for admission to the Master of Accountancy degree program.
|Core Accounting Requirements (12 semester hours)|
|ACCT 5302||Advanced Accounting|
|ACCT 5314||Professional Writing for Accountants|
|ACCT 5328||Federal Income Tax – Partnerships and Corporations|
|ACCT 5329||Ethics in Accounting|
|Accounting Concentration Requirements (12 semester hours)|
|Subject to the approval of the graduate accounting advisor, students are to complete four courses in their chosen area of concentration. The program offers two concentrations: Financial Accounting/Auditing and Tax.|
|Graduate Level Accounting/Business Electives (6 semester hours)|
|Subject to the approval of the graduate accounting advisory, students are to take two graduate elective courses in either Accounting or Business.|