Abroms and Associates Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Develop the leadership and decision-making skills needed for a successful accounting career in our Abroms and Associates Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program. This high-quality program at North Alabama will also prepare you for professional certification—our graduates have some of the highest pass rates in the state of Alabama on the CPA and CFE exams.

The Abroms and Associates MAcc is a 30-semester-hour graduate program is designed to provide you with the professional skills and business knowledge essential for success in contemporary professional accounting and business careers. Most states, including Alabama, require 150 semester hours of education before you can be licensed as a CPA. Our MAcc program provides the remaining courses required for the CPA exam for students who have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting.


Time to Complete
12-18 Months Full Time
24-30 Months Part Time


Mode Offered
100% Online or On-Campus


Master of Accountancy

Why UNA for Your MAcc?

Experience an unmatched education for your master of accountancy degree. Your North Alabama professors bring real-world experience to the classroom, which serves as the foundation for our programs. Whether you are online or on campus, you will benefit from their research through case studies, solving real-world business problems, and studying under their dynamic delivery of practical business skills, knowledge, and strategies.

AACSB Accredited

The North Alabama Sanders College of Business and Technology is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Employers want quality business graduates from quality business schools—graduates they know will perform on day one. This is why it is so important to choose an AACSB-accredited business degree program that will teach you the knowledge and skills employers require. 

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Faculty With Industry Experience

You will learn from dedicated full-time faculty—most holding PhDs and/or terminal degrees from leading universities—as you pursue your Master of Accountancy degree. 

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Course Number: Course Title: Credit Hours:
AC 391 Intermediate Accounting I 3
AC 392 Intermediate Accounting II 3
AC 471 Cost Accounting 3
AC 472 Tax Accounting 3
AC 473 Auditing 3
Total Prerequisite Hours: 15

What Can You Do With A MAcc?

By earning your Master of Accountancy, you gain professional skills and business knowledge essential for success and advancing in professional accounting position. This could include, but is not limited to, positions in financial analysis, forensic accountancy, auditing, and managerial accountancy and includes job titles such as Corporate Controller or Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Hear From Our Graduates

“The MAcc program at UNA has helped me to jump-start my career in accounting. The faculty have worked diligently assisting me in finding internship and full-time job opportunities, and the classes have helped to prepare me for the CPA exam by focusing on topics that are heavily tested. I feel both my online and in class courses have been welcoming and have helped develop interpersonal and problem-solving skills that have attributed to my success this early in my career.” 
Abigail Sides, Master of Accountancy '20

Admission Requirements

  • No GMAT Required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but does not require the degree to be in accounting. 
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, OR 3.0 GPA in the last 30 hours of undergraduate course work.
  • At least three years of demonstrated responsibility in professional or entrepreneurial positions, OR membership in either of the two honor societies: Beta Gamma Sigma OR Beta Alpha Psi.

Professional or entrepreneurial experience refers to positions that often require a bachelor’s degree AND involve common business-related functions (e.g., marketing, finance, accounting, etc.). Clerical and administrative duties are typically not considered professional/entrepreneurial.

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Tuition and Scholarships

Tuition and Fees: 
  • Online: $495 per credit hour + fees 
  • On Campus: $495 per credit hour + fees. UNA in-state MAcc tuition includes counties in Mississippi and Tennessee that are within 50 miles of campus. 


  • New Start Scholarship- New students enrolled in any graduate program (online or on-campus) will automatically qualify to receive a waived application fee and a free first course when enrolled in two or more courses.
  • Alumni Scholarship- We are proud to offer all qualifying UNA graduates a scholarship covering 15% of their tuition, applicable toward the cost of a graduate program, either online or on campus.

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2023-2024 Tuition Cost

Master of Accountancy

Online: $495 per credit hour + fees

On Campus: Cost per semester varies by total credits taken

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