Accountancy Program, MAcc

College of Business

College of Business

Accountancy Program, MAcc (30 hours)

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree prepares professional accountants to fill high-level positions in accounting firms and business enterprises. Program length is approximately one year of full-time study for the typical BBA graduate with an accounting major.

Domestic Students:

*Priority deadline to receive complete applications:

Fall Spring  Summer I  Summer II 
July 15     November 15 April 15 May 15

Final deadline for receipt of complete applications:

Fall Spring  Summer I  Summer II 
August 15 December 15 May 15 June 15

International Students:

Priority deadline to receive complete applications:

Fall Spring  Summer I  Summer II 
May 1      September 1 February 1 February 1

Final deadline for receipt of complete applications:

Fall Spring  Summer I  Summer II 
July 15     November 15 February 1 February 1

*Complete application should be received for full admissions and funding consideration 

Application requirements

Complete Application for Admission:
  • Apply for Admission via Apply Texas Application
  • An applicant may defer admission to an earlier/later semester. Applications are valid for one year. One deferral is allowed per application.
Application fee:
  • $50 for US citizen, $70 for International Students

Please Note: Applicants who wish to apply for a different program will be required to submit a new application. The application processing fee is required for each application submitted.

Requirements:

Application requirements specific to this program :

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at any accredited college or University attended (International applicants will be required to submit relevant International transcripts)
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores (Within five years of the date of application)
    • May be waived for applicants who meet all of the following requirements:
      • bachelor's degree with an accounting or finance major and
      • a last 60 hours GPA of at least 3.25 and
      • a grade of B or better in college algebra or a higher level math course 
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Essay (minimum 500 words in length which includes educational and professional goals and the reason for applying to the program.)
  • Two letters of recommendation

*Please allow 3-5 business days to receive Student ID before submitting additional supporting documents.

Submit all supporting documents online.

Additional International Applicant Requirements

Application requirements for international applicants:

  • Copy of current Visa (if applicable)
  • English Language Proficiency. TAMUCC currently accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS):
    • Official TOEFL score minimum paper-based score of 550 or internet-based score of 79-80
    • Official IELTS score minimum 6.5

Degree Plan

For students with nonbusiness undergraduate degrees may need to take the following courses:

ECON 5311 - Foundations in Economics 3 sem. hrs
FINA 5311 - Financial Management Concepts 3 sem. hrs
ORMS 5310 - Statistical and Decision Analysis 3 sem. hrs

Master of Accountancy Advanced Courses:

ACCT 5345 Ethics for Accountants & Business Executives

ACCT 5371 Tax Consulting, Planning & Research

ACCT 5391 Integrative Seminar in Accounting

Three of the following four courses:

ACCT 5341 Advanced Auditing & Assurance Services

ACCT 5351 Strategic Cost Management

ACCT 5355 Information Systems in Accounting

 

ACCT 5381 Accounting Theory

Two graduate accounting elective courses from the list below or above: 

ACCT 5317 Oil, Gas and Energy Accounting

ACCT 5322 Controllership
ACCT 5337 Taxes and Business Strategy
ACCT 5340 Forensic Accounting
ACCT 5370 Seminar
ACCT 5396 Directed Individual Research or Readings

Two graduate accounting or business elective courses

For more information on tuition and fees, please visit the Business Office's website.

If you'd like to learn more about the College of Business, please visit our website.

Contact for More Information:

Sharon Polansky

6300 Ocean Drive Unit 5808
Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5808
Office: 361-825-3448
sharon.polansky@tamucc.edu