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Master of Accountancy Overview

Built on core competencies that emphasize the development of technical, practical and soft skills, the online MAcc integrates competitive tools like the Big 4 Firms-endorsed CPAexcel® product for exam preparation. The online MAcc also embodies the rigor of the Kania School of Management’s AACSB accreditation, the ethical foundations of a Jesuit tradition, and the knowledge accounting professionals need to be strategic leaders.

The University of Scranton’s online Master of Accountancy (MAcc) is designed with active, full-time accounting professionals in mind who need a flexible, asynchronous program to accommodate busy work schedules.

Courses Developed and Delivered By Experts

Faculty are award-winning teachers and researchers, and deliver courses that are routinely updated and influenced by The University of Scranton’s Accounting Department Professional Council (ADPC), a group of practicing CPAs who have partnered with The University of Scranton’s Accounting Department for curriculum consulting, student mentorship, and alumni networking. 

Curriculum for Today’s Accounting Professional

The Master of Accountancy program consists of ten (10) courses, made up of six (6) core courses and the option to select any four (4) of eight (8) electives, allowing students to tailor the program to their career interests. At program completion, students will earn a total of 30 credit hours.

Foundation Courses

ECO 507 – Managerial Economics

3 Credits

FIN 508 – Financial Management

3 Credits

ACC 538 – Effective Accounting Communication

3 Credits

ACC 539 – Accounting Ethics: The Foundation of the Profession

3 Credits

ACC 540 – Contemporary Financial Accounting Topics

3 Credits

ACC 550 – Application Accounting Research (Capstone)

3 Credits

Electives (Select any four)

ACC 514 – Accounting Integration and Configuration

3 Credits

ACC 525 – International Accounting

3 Credits

ACC 527 – Financial Reporting and Research

3 Credits

ACC 531 – Advanced Auditing

3 Credits

ACC 532 – Advanced Taxation & Regulation

3 Credits

ACC 536 – Contemporary Managerial Accounting Topics

3 Credits

ACC 541 – Financial Reporting Fraud Detection & Prevention

3 Credits

ACC 452 – Occupational Fraud & Abuse

3 Credits

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