Make yourself a more valuable asset
Mercer’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program is designed to prepare students for careers in accounting by providing an in-depth study in the essential areas of the field. Students have the option to pursue the degree in an accelerated, one-year plan or in a self-paced format that allows flexibility for working professionals. The degree program fulfills requirements to sit for the Uniform CPA exam and the CPA licensure in Georgia. View Mercer’s professional licensure disclosure for more information.
Taught by Ph.D.-credentialed faculty with relevant accounting, tax and audit, and professional experience in a small-class setting.
Opportunity to develop the written, verbal, and analytical skills necessary for success in the accounting profession.
No previous business experience required.
Make Yourself a More Valuable Asset
Mercer's Master of Accountancy for working professionals.
Be equipped for leadership and a professional career in accounting with Mercer University’s Master of Accountancy program. At Mercer, we build leaders in business accounting by providing a comprehensive educational experience with a relevant and advanced curriculum for greater returns. Combined with dedicated academic support, Mercer students are transformed into graduates qualified to sit for the CPA exam in Georgia and pursue lucrative career opportunities throughout the industry. Explore the features of Mercer’s Master of Accountancy program and see how it may help build your future.
The Master of Accountancy program is offered on Mercer’s Atlanta campus and fully online through synchronous classes in a flexible, self-paced format:
Meet for your course one evening per week
Complete an entire course in an eight-week session
Enroll in five eight-week sessions per year
Take two classes per term to progress through the degree program more quickly
Get the most from your Master of Accountancy degree.
At Mercer, we offer program features that make your educational experience more effective, efficient, convenient, and affordable.
Choose from two areas of specialization in Public Accounting or International Accounting.
The degree fulfills the requirements to sit for the CPA exam and CPA licensure.
Students have access to discounted CPA exam preparation tools.
Classes are designed in a self-paced and flexible format, ideal for working professionals.
Student-focused, experienced professors are accessible and supportive.
Small classrooms offer personalized attention and greater learning opportunities.
Individual courses meet one evening per week, and one course is completed in eight weeks.
Gain real-world business accounting experience through valuable internships and assistance with job placement.
Access Mercer's business network through faculty mentorship, guest speakers, special events, networking opportunities, and career management services.
Choose to start classes in January, March, May, August, or October.
No prior work experience or accounting background is required for admission.
Professional staff assistance is available to military-connected students.
Opportunities for international experience, volunteer work, and service-learning build in added value.
Students enjoy an ecosystem of support from orientation to graduation.
Earning a Mercer degree is a recognition of achieving academic excellence and advanced career capabilities.
Comfortably take two classes per term to progress through the program quickly.
Learning on Mercer's Atlanta campus provides students access to one of the world's most versatile business hubs.
Take your education further and gain a competitive edge by combining the Master of Accountancy with Mercer's Master of Business Administration.