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Master of Accountancy, M.Acc

Requirements

365体育比赛投注The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree prepares students for professional positions in accounting with the potential for advancement throughout their career. Building upon an undergraduate education in accounting and business it qualifies students for entry-level positions in public accounting, industry, government, and not-for-profit organizations. The MAcc qualifies students to sit for the Uniform CPA Examinations in the State of Utah which is a necessary step in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). It also provides a base from which students may pursue related certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Combined with appropriate experience the MAcc can lead to a wide variety of significant leadership positions in accounting and business including Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Total Program Credits: 30

Matriculation Requirements:
  1. Admission to Woodbury School of Business Master of Accountancy program.
Discipline Core Requirements: 21 Credits
  ACC 6350 Management Control Systems 3
  ACC 6030 Financial Accounting and Reporting 3
  ACC 6510 Financial Auditing   3
  ACC 6560 Accounting Theory and Research 3
  ACC 6060 Professionalism and Leadership 3
  ACC 6130 Case Studies in Auditing  3
  ACC 6420 Principles of Corporate Tax 3
 Elective Requirements: 9 Credits
Select 9 semester credits from the following courses: 9
  ACC 6020 Advanced Financial Accounting Applications (3.0)  
  ACC 6140 Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting (3.0)  
  ACC 6150 Information Systems Auditing (3.0)  
  ACC 6410 Tax Research and Procedure (3.0)  
  ACC 6440 Partnership Tax (3.0)  
  ACC 6460 Estate and Gift Tax (3.0)  
  ACC 6430 Advanced Corporate Tax (3.0)  
  ACC 6600 Business Regulation (3.0)  
  ACC 6610 Financial Statement Analysis (3.0)  
  ACC 679R Special Topics in Accounting (3.0)  
  Other master's level course as approved by the program  

  Graduation Requirements:365体育比赛投注

  1. Completion of a minimum of 30 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 3.0 or above in Master of Accountancy courses.
  3. A grade of C or higher required for all courses used to satisfy graduation requirement.  
  4. If a similar course was taken at the undergraduate level, the graduate course cannot be used to meet the graduation requirement.
  5. Transfer credit - a minimum of 20 credits must be completed at Utah Valley University.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

 

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 6420 Corporate Tax 3
ACC 6510 Financial Auditing 3
ACC 6140 or ACC 6410 Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting or Tax Research and Procedure 3
ACC 6130 or ACC 6440 Case Studies in Auditing or Partnership Taxation 3
  Semester total: 12
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 6350 Management Control Systems 3
ACC 6215 Managing Teams 3
ACC 6150 or
ACC 6460
Information Systems Auditing or Estate and Gift Tax 3
ACC 6430 or ACC 6610 Advanced Corporate Tax or Financial Statement Analysis 3
  Semester total: 12
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 6560 Accounting Theory and Research 3
ACC 6060 Professionalism and Leadership 3
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 30

Department

Woodbury School of Business

Dean: Norman S. Wright

 
 

Master of Accountancy

WSB Graduate Program Director:365体育比赛投注  Joel Helquist

MAcc CProgram Manager:365体育比赛投注  Jenny Haroldsen

Program Description

365体育比赛投注Utah Valley University offers a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program that can be completed in one year going full time.  Students are also able to go part-time and complete the degree in two years. The MAcc degree prepares students for professional positions in accounting with potential for advancement throughout their career. It qualifies students for entry-level positions in public accounting, industry, government, and not-for-profit organizations. The MAcc qualifies students to sit for the Uniform CPA Examinations in the State of Utah, a necessary step in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). It also provides a base to pursue related certifications as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Ultimately, a MAcc can lead to a wide variety of significant leadership positions in accounting and business including CFO and CEO.

The MAcc “prepares professionally competent people” by meeting the minimum education required to become a CPA and “promotes student success” by qualifying students to seek professional level positions in accounting. Educational expectations of accounting professionals have increased and the MAcc degree will make UVU students more competitive for entry level positions and improve upward mobility throughout their career. The MAcc program at UVU meets local and regional needs. It is a professional degree which promotes student success and lifelong learning. Economic development is enhanced by providing needed accounting talent. MAcc graduates are a source of leadership talent for business, government, and not-for-profit entities.

365体育比赛投注Prerequisites

Applicants are expected to meet the following minimum criteria:

  • bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or the equivalent for international students.
  • minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
  • minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-division accounting courses.
  • foreign students must complete the Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Prerequisite Courses (or equivalent classes) from Undergraduate Studies: 

ACC 2010 Financial Accounting
ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting
ACC 3010 Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 3020 Intermediate Accounting II
ACC 3300 Cost Management
ACC 3400 Individual Income Tax
ACC 3510 Accounting Information Systems
ACC 4110 Auditing

Application Process

Baccalaureate degree holders with both business and non-business majors may apply. (Non-business majors must take pre-requisite courses before they can be accepted into the program.)  Deadlines and current application requirements are posted on the website, fishncamp.com/macc. Applicants must submit all of the following to the Woodbury School of Business:

  1. Completed application online, fishncamp.com/admissions
  2. Remit a nonrefundable $45 fee online with credit or debit card. .
  3. Forward all official university transcripts.
  4. Respond to the one optional essay questions.
  5. Submit a current resume that includes educational background and professional work experience.
  6. Provide two letters of recommendation. Recommenders can send letters of recommendation or complete electronic evaluation forms.

365体育比赛投注Student interviews may also be requested at the discretion of the student selection committee.

Reapplication

365体育比赛投注If an applicant is not admitted, he/she may reapply again at a later time. All current admission requirements at the time of application must be met.

Satisfactory Progress

365体育比赛投注Continuation in the Master of Accountancy program is determined by: (1) satisfactory progress (C or higher) in all courses (completed courses with a grade lower than a C must be repeated) and (2) faculty committee chair and the graduate admission and retention committee recommendation.

365体育比赛投注Academic Probation

365体育比赛投注A student can be recommended for academic probation for the following reason(s): (1) Failure to meet the scholarship requirements of the Graduate Program of an overall GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) or higher, with no individual course grade lower than C; (2) Failure to complete prescribed courses; and/or (3) Failure to adhere to University student rights and responsibilities standards.

Dismissal from the Program

A student can be dismissed from the Master of Accountancy program for the following reason(s):

  1. Academic dishonesty;
  2. Continued failure to meet academic standards; and/or
  3. Continued failure to adhere to University student rights and responsibilities standards.

Courses

365体育比赛投注Admission to the Master of Accountancy program is a requirement for enrollment into all Master of Accountancy courses.

 
 
2020-21 Master of Accountancy  --Tuition and Fee Schedule
 Resident    Non-Resident
Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total   Credit Hours Tuition Fees Total
1 $517 $36 $553   1 $1,255 $36 $1,291
2 $1,034 $72 $1,106   2 $2,510 $72 $2,582
3 $1,551 $108 $1,659   3 $3,765 $108 $3,873
4 $2,068 $144 $2,212   4 $5,020 $144 $5,164
5 $2,585 $180 $2,765   5 $6,275 $180 $6,455
6 $3,102 $216 $3,318   6 $7,530 $216 $7,746
7 $3,619 $252 $3,871   7 $8,785 $252 $9,037
8 $4,136 $288 $4,424   8 $10,040 $288 $10,328
9 $4,653 $324 $4,977   9 $11,295 $324 $11,619
10 $5,170 $360 $5,530   10 $12,550 $360 $12,910
11 $5,687 $360 $6,047   11 $13,805 $360 $14,165
12 $6,204 $360 $6,564   12 $15,060 $360 $15,420
13 $6,721 $360 $7,081   13 $16,315 $360 $16,675
14 $7,238 $360 $7,598   14 $17,570 $360 $17,930
15 $7,755 $360 $8,115   15 $18,825 $360 $19,185
16 $8,272 $360 $8,632   16 $20,080 $360 $20,440
17 $8,789 $360 $9,149   17 $21,335 $360 $21,695
18 $9,306 $360 $9,666   18 $22,590 $360 $22,950
19 $9,823 $360 $10,183   19 $23,845 $360 $24,205
20 $10,340 $360 $10,700   20 $25,100 $360 $25,460

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