MAcc Curriculum

Our AACSB accredited MAcc program is designed to fully prepare students to enter the accounting profession and to meet the educational requirements for CPA certification in most states. It builds upon a foundation of accounting knowledge with challenging and relevant coursework in business, accounting, and information systems.

All coursework can be completed on the Lawrence campus. Students may also choose to take certain classes at the Edwards campus in Overland Park, KS or through various study abroad opportunities.

Program Length

Students with undergraduate accounting degrees can complete the MAcc program in one year. Non-Accounting undergraduates will take 1½ - 2 years to complete the program, depending on required prerequisites needed.

Curriculum Specialization

The MAcc program offers four different tracks of coursework to support a diversity of career choice. Each track is 30 credit hours in length, but the number and type of required courses and electives in each track varies.

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