The Master of Accountancy is a non-thesis degree program and requires 30-semester hours in coursework. At least 21 of semester hours must be in graduate level accounting courses.
Required Courses: (12 hours)
- ACCT 6316 Advanced Auditing & Assurance Services - 3 credit hours - spring
- ACCT 7116 Research in Accounting - 3 credit hours - summer I
- ACCT 7416 Federal Tax Research - 3 credit hours - fall
- ACCT 7516 Integrated Accounting Applications - 3 credit hours - fall
- ACCT 7710 Graduation Requirement: Campus Residency - 0 credit hours - spring **
Elective Courses: (18 hours - 3 credit hours each)
- ACCT 6136 Advanced Accounting Topics - fall and spring*
- ACCT 6426 Income Tax II - fall, spring and summer*
- ACCT 6616 Governmental & Not-For-Profit Accounting - fall and spring*
- ACCT 6706 Advanced Business Law - fall, spring and summer*
- ACCT 6816 Corporate Governance & Accounting Ethics - spring
- ACCT 7136 Financial Analysis & Valuation - fall
- ACCT 7326 Fraud Examination - summer II
- ACCT 7426 Corporation and Partnership Taxation - fall
- ACCT 7526 Enterprise Accounting Systems - summer I
- ACCT 7976 Advanced Special Topics in Taxation - spring
- BUAL 6656 Big Data I - spring, summer, and fall
- BUAL 6666 Technical Aspects of Big Data Management - spring, summer, and fall
- FINC 7626 Advanced Real Estate Finance - spring
- FINC 7646 Advanced Investments - summer II and fall
- ISMN 6736 Security and Information Assurance - fall and spring
- ISMN 6746 Information Risk Analysis - spring
- ISMN 6756 Information Technology Auditing - spring
- ISMN 7836 Advanced Database Management Systems Projects - fall
- ISMN 7886 Advanced Management Information Systems - summer I
For course descriptions, please refer to the AU Bulletin. Students are required to take a minimum of seven three credit hour ACCT courses. The student's plan of study must be approved by the student's advisor.
*Students are required to take ACCT 6136, 6316, 6426, 6616, and 6706 at either the undergraduate level or graduate level. Students cannot receive graduate credit for an equivalent course they have taken at the undergraduate level.
**Campus and online students are required to participate in a two and a half day campus residency during the final spring semester of the program beginning on the last Wednesday of April and concluding on the following Friday evening. During the residency, students will participate in the Auburn MAcc Leadership Summit which is comprised of business seminars, leadership workshops, and social events.