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The mission of the MAcc program is to prepare students to be successful accounting, tax, or finance professionals in a dynamic, global business environment. To achieve this mission, the Carlson MAcc enables each student to acquire the comprehensive accounting, finance, taxation, and business skills he or she needs by providing 60 percent of its courses as electives.The Master of Accountancy program provides the essential skills and knowledge you need to advance your accounting career in today's demanding business environment. A unique curriculum, dynamic instructors, and lively classroom debate will prepare you to respond to the fast-changing demands of business and become a leader in your profession.
- Auditing Principles and Procedures
- Fundamentals of Federal Income Tax
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Introduction to Taxation of Business
- International Accounting
- Accounting for Mergers and Acquisitions, and Derivatives
- Internal Control
- Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Standard Setting
- The Law of Contracts and Agency
- Debt Markets, Interest Rates, and Hedging
The Accounting department provides graduate assistantships, scholarships and an accounting tutor position for MAcc students. Graduate assistantships and the accounting tutor position are awarded on a competitive basis each fall semester. The assistantships and tutor position include a salary and tuition reduction. A limited number of MAcc scholarships are awarded each fall semester. In addition, the Accounting department awards a number of $6,000 forgivable Parker Loans to eligible domestic MAcc students.