Master of Accounting Degree Program (MAcc)

General

Program Description

The Master of Accounting degree is a specialized program that is designed to provide students with advanced coursework in the accounting field. It is of primary interest to individuals interested in careers as Certified Public Accountants, management accountants, and government accountants.

Admission Requirements

A student who has a bachelor's degree with less than 3.0 but greater than a 2.5 (A=4.0) or a minimum grade-point average of 2.75 on the last 64 semester hours of college work may attain Provisional Admission provided the student has a satisfactory GMAT score based on one of the following formulas:

200 x GPA + GMAT = 1050 or
200 x UDGPA (last 64 hours) + GMAT = 1100

In addition, all applicants must achieve a GMAT Analytical Writing score of 3.0 or higher. The GMAT requirements may be waived for any applicant with an earned Master's degree or above from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher education.

The GMAT must have been taken in the last five years.


International students must submit documentary evidence showing TOEFL test scores of 525 or above or its equivalent.

The non-degree category is reserved exclusively for students with an MBA Degree Students in this category must obtain the permission of the Director of Graduate Studies before registering for any graduate courses in the Mitchell College of Business.

Last updated Sep 2017

About the School

About the College The Mitchell College of Business is entering its fourth decade of service. And while the number of students has grown substantially over the years, members of the faculty and staff a ... Read More

About the College The Mitchell College of Business is entering its fourth decade of service. And while the number of students has grown substantially over the years, members of the faculty and staff are as responsive to students and their needs today as they were when the school was founded in 1967. As an integral component of a comprehensive, urban university, the mission of the Mitchell College of Business is to contribute to the personal and professional development of our students and citizens, the economic development of the region, and the continuing success of the College and University. We accomplish this mission through the delivery of instructional programs of high quality, through the support of faculty scholarly activities, and through the provision of a range of external services. The University of South Alabama Mobile is a beautiful, historic city on the Gulf Coast that is rich in Southern tradition. It is also the home of the University of South Alabama. Students find the region exciting and enjoyable to explore and are even more impressed by the diverse cultural, educational and recreational opportunities that characterize the academic community. Read less