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Master of Accounting

Application deadlines: Fall 2017 Intl. Deadline: March 1, 2017 Regular Deadline: April 15, 2017 Estimated Tuition & Fees Full-Time Resident: $28,700 Part-Time Resident: $33,000

Priority Deadline: March 1, 2017 Rolling Deadline: July 1, 2017

Full-Time Non-Resident: $53,400

For students not meeting residency classification, including international students, financial awards are available to cover a portion of the difference between resident and non-resident tuition. These awards are applied directly to your tuition account, and eligible students must enroll in at least 9 credit hours per semester. This award is not applicable for summer semesters when all students pay resident tuition. Non-resident award amounts range from $7,500 to $21,000.

Scholarship Overview In 2015, 54% of MAcc participants were awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. Scholarships are awarded separately from admissions decisions in fall and spring semesters. We offer merit-based, need-based, and specific skills/ background scholarships. Priority is given to full-time applicants who apply by the priority deadline. Scholarships do not require a separate application, and amounts and availability are subject to change. All out-of-state applicants are automatically considered for non-resident tuition waivers. Applicants with a Utah address who may not qualify for residency are encouraged to email to request consideration. Learn more about available scholarships, including information for non-resident students, at 801.581.7275

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) program prepares students for a dynamic career in accounting. Learn valuable business and leadership skills that will prepare you to pass the CPA exam and launch an exciting career in public accounting, corporate accounting, nonprofit, government and other industry sectors. With a MAcc you are qualified to sit the CPA exam in Utah and most other states, giving you a number of career opportunities. • Ranked in the Top 10 best accounting programs in the West • Separately accredited by the AACSB, along with only 1% of accounting programs worldwide


Credit Hours


Full-Time Format

30 Credit Hours Part-Time Format

Fall and Spring Semester Starts MAcc Intensive Program Prospective students who do not have an accounting background can join the MAcc Intensive program, which allows students to complete all MAcc prerequisites in a single summer ahead of entering the full-time or part-time program.

MAcc Areas of Specialization 1. Accounting Information Systems 2. Financial /Audit 3. Tax

Career Development Graduates of the MAcc program obtain exciting career positions in public accounting, industry, nonprofit and government. The demand for master's graduates has increased by 11% in the last two years. Over the course of a 40-year career, a CPA can earn as much as $1 million more than a non-certified accountant.

We’re ranked the #6 best accounting program in the

We have an 18% higher CPA pass rate than the national average.

The Big Four, Grant Thornton, BDO, a host of regional and local firms as well as industry and government actively recruit our students.

You'll have support from dedicated academic advisors and career coaches during the program and throughout your career search.

Class Schedule Students can pursue the MAcc program in either a full-time or part-time format. Full-time students complete the program in two semesters (8 months), and part-time students complete the program in four semesters (24 months). Core courses for the full-time program are offered at least once a year. Core courses for the part-time program are offered every other year during fall or spring semester on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Elective offerings vary from year to year.

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The MAcc program places a strong emphasis on analytical thinking, communication skills and professionalism. Our nationally ranked faculty — including two former academic fellows at the SEC — combine pioneering research and dynamic instruction to engage students in helping to shape the future of the accounting profession.



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