Master of Accounting
Through Oakland University’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) Program, you will discover limitless opportunities to expand your knowledge and education. As one of Oakland University’s fastest growing programs, a Master of Accounting degree will quickly set you apart from competition in the job market. In only one year, you can establish a strong basis for any career opportunities you strive to achieve.
The Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree is offered in the Department of Accounting and Finance within the School of Business Administration. Selected as one of the four emerging schools of business in the United States by the Executive Forum, Oakland University will provide you with not only an education but experience that will allow you to succeed in a global business environment.
The MAcc program is designed for students who are interested in careers in public, corporate and non-business accounting. Earning this degree will provide students with qualifications employers expect of new employees. Students graduating from Oakland University’s MAcc program will be effective communicators, maintain a high level of expertise and uphold ethical responsibilities, while providing financial information, analysis of the economic environment and input in decision-making activities. Most students are offered job positions before graduating from the program and 100% of students who have graduated from the program are employed in the accounting field.
Oakland University provides the ability to customize your MAcc degree by offering specialized electives in specific accounting tracks. This includes courses in Assurance, Tax and Regulation, and Treasury. By offering such courses, Oakland University allows MAcc students to focus on the areas of accounting that interest them the most.
The MAcc degree will also provide you with the appropriate number of business and accounting credits required for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Exam in all 50 states.
Graduates of the MAcc program have accepted job placements at a various number of public accounting firms, corporations, and government agencies. Graduates are now employed at regional, national, and international accounting firms.
Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
In addition, OU's graduate business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Oakland is one of 168 schools that hold the separate AACSB-International accounting accreditation.
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