The Master of Accounting degree program is a graduate professional program designed to provide advanced, specialized training in accounting and tax accounting. The program requires 30 graduate units, with no fewer than 24 in the field of accounting from a variety of courses available through the School of Accountancy. Individualized programs of study are defined by the student and the adviser.
The MAcc program has two tracks of study: Audit and Tax.
Questions regarding admissions should be directed to the Accounting Graduate Program Coordinator: GradAcctPrograms@email.colorado.edu
The School of Accountancy offers the following programs:
These programs prepare students for careers such as the independent practice of public accounting, controllership, and general accounting management.
Graduate work in accounting is offered for those who strive for a stronger background in business and accounting, and for those who wish to teach in colleges and universities.
The mission of the School of Accountancy is to:
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Students in the MAcc program select from the Audit track or Tax track. Both require a minimum of 24 units of accounting coursework and 6 elective units for 30 total program units. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required in the program, with no course grades below a C.
The following eight courses (24 credits) are required for the Audit Track:
*If you took as an undergraduate, you will not be allowed to take ACCT 561 at the graduate level. You must substitute an approved accounting elective from the "Electives Coursework" section below.
The following eight courses (24 credits) are required for the Tax Track:
See required coursework
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.
We do not accept terminal masters, all applications must be for the PhD program
Required test(s): GRE
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Domestic & International Applicants
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
The GRE Institution Code for The Colorado Heights University is 4832