For an overview of the program click here.

Program Prerequisites

Program prerequisites include a bachelor’s degree in any field and satisfactory (i.e., "C" or higher) completion of 
the following courses within business prerequisites and accounting prerequisites.
Business Prerequisites
Written and oral communications
Calculus
Computer Applications
Statistical analysis
Legal environment of business
Principles of accounting (financial and managerial)
Principles of economics
Principles of finance
Principles of marketing
Operations management
Organizational theory, behavior, and environment
Accounting Prerequisites
ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYS
INTERM FINANCIAL ACCT I
INTERM FINANCIAL ACCT II
INDIVIDUAL/SMALL BUS INCOME TA
COST ACCOUNTING
PRINCIPLES OF AUDITING

Degree Requirements

The MAcc program consists of 30 semester hours of graduate coursework. The accounting theory class, ACC 680, should be taken toward the end of the student's program, must be taken at UAH, and must be completed with a grade of B or better. 

The MAcc curriculum consists of the following courses:

MAcc Required Courses30
CORPORATE & PARTNERSHIP TAXATN
ADVANCED COST ACCOUNTING
ACC FOR STATE/LOCAL GOV/NON-PR
ADVANCED AUDITING
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
ACCOUNTING ANALYTICS
TAX RESEARCH
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING THEORY
5xx or 6xx Level ACC Elective 1
5xx or 6xx Level Business Elective 2
Total Semester Hours30

CPA Examination in Alabama

Students planning to sit for the CPA examination in Alabama can find the current requirements at the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy.

Thesis Option

A thesis option requiring 30 semester hours of graduate work, including 6 semester hours of thesis credit. Students interested in this option should contact the Director of Graduate Programs, BAB 102, 256.824.6681, before completing 12 semester hours of graduate study.

Transfer Credit

Up to 12 semester hours of graduate credit taken at other universities may be transferred to meet MAcc degree requirements. Inquiries about the transferability of specific courses should be directed to the Director of Graduate Programs, who will consult with the faculty to determine whether the content of the class will be accepted for transfer credit.

For more information contact:
Jennifer Pettitt
Director of Graduate Programs

Business Administration Building Room 102 
256.824.6681 
gradbiz@uah.edu