Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.)

The Master of Accountancy degree requires 30 semester hours (10 courses) to complete, exclusive of Foundational Proficiencies. The core courses provide advanced work in the areas of governmental, financial and managerial accounting, contemporary professional issues, financial management, taxation, professional accountancy, auditing, tax, and financial management. A strong emphasis on the development of analytic and communication skills are evident in the courses.


Professional Accountancy

Admission Requirements

In addition to the University graduate admission requirements described in the Graduate Admissions section of the catalog, the department bases decisions for regular admission on a holistic review of credentials in which the criteria listed below are used to assess the potential success of each applicant.

University Requirements*
• Submission of Graduate Application and Processing Fee 
• Submission of official transcripts 
*International students may have additional requirements.

Departmental Requirements
• Submission of graduate admission tests: GRE or GMAT* 
• Undergraduate cumulative GPA 
• Submission of letter of intent 
• Two academic/ professional letters of recommendation 
• Candidates admitted into the program are required to complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or better
• A minimum grade of "C" is required for all proficiency courses
* Review your eligibility for an admission test score waiver.

Department Contact

Dr. Chula King
Chair, Department of Accountancy and Finance 

Phone: (850) 474-2717 

Catalog Description
Department's Website

Application Deadlines

Certain graduate programs have earlier application deadlines. Check with the graduate department for departmental specific deadlines.