Personalized, career-focused education on campus or online.
Master of Accountancy program is a 36-credit graduate program
intended to prepare people with an undergraduate degree in business,
or those who have successfully completed the equivalent undergraduate
foundation in business, for a career in the public accounting
profession. Students are not required to have an undergraduate degree in business. Those without this degree would only have to take up to five prerequisite courses to prepare for graduate accounting studies. This program prepares future certified public accountants
(CPAs) to exercise their developed technical competence and
interpersonal skills with integrity. It is, however, not exclusive for aspiring public accountants.
At a Glance
learning allows students to apply concepts and principles in solving
actual accounting problems
online program allows you to work at your own schedule.
matter when you decide to begin your path to career advancement,
you’ll never have to wait. Applications are reviewed on a regular basis and accepted students can start during any of the five 10-week terms scheduled each year. Check out our course calendar to learn more.
Learn with your classmates in expertly facilitated dialogues that emphasize engagement, credibility and quality over quantity through small class sizes and constructive guidance from your instructors. With our flexible online format, you'll have the freedom to study where you want, when you want.
a bachelor's degree in Accounting, applicants will be able to have up
to 6 credits waived if they have earned at least a B in both
Intermediate Accounting I & II in their undergraduate program. Undergraduate students and graduates from any institution who meet eligibility requirements for the waivers of 6 credits, have the opportunity to Fast-Track
into the Master of Accountancy program.
This integrated interdisciplinary Master of Accountancy curriculum includes course work in Ethics, Leadership and Accounting toward preparing its graduates for the next level in their career. The Master of Accountancy program also satisfies the widely adopted
150-hour educational requirement for certification and licensure as a CPA. The program is a fully integrative curriculum which develops the student's knowledge through strategic perspective, critical thinking skills, and interpersonal skills. The teaching strategy is dialogue
intensive, with problem based learning and written assignments to develop credibility in communication and clarity of thought in reporting.
Courses are 10-week long and are offered in five terms per year: January, March, May, July, and October.
MAcc Fast Track OptionEligible students may be able to complete their Master of Accountancy degree in just one year. With a bachelor's degree in Accounting, applicants will be able to have up to 6 credits waived if they have earned at least a B in both Intermediate Accounting I & II in their undergraduate
program. Undergraduate students and graduates from any institution who meet eligibility requirements for the waivers of 6 credits, have the opportunity to
Fast Track into the Master of Accountancy program.
Director, Business Administration & Accounting Programs
Mount Wachusett Community College
Appalachian State University
High Point University
Institute for Graduate Studies
B.A., University of Southern Maine
Director, Business Administration & Accounting Programs
flexibility of the MAcc program allows me to work full time and
complete the coursework on my own schedule. It was clear that this
program was intended for people who work full time.
academic adviser was fabulous! She was always so quick to reply that
I felt like I was the only person she was taking care of and I knew
she really cared about my success in the program.
has been a GREAT experience and I am very proud to soon be able to
call Saint Joseph’s my alma mater. The staff and faculty have been
nothing but amazing.
and auditors are expected to experience much faster than average
employment growth from 2008-18. Job opportunities should be
favorable; accountants and auditors who have a professional
certification, especially CPAs, should have the best prospects.
of accountants and auditors is expected to grow by 22 percent between
2008 and 2018, which is much faster than the average for all
occupations. This occupation will have a very large number of new
jobs arise, about 279,400 over the projections decade.
Find your place at our 474-acre campus on the shore of Sebago Lake. With more than 40 academic programs to choose from, and a robust extracurricular club and athletics environment, Saint Joseph’s home on the lake is the perfect place to prepare for your future.
Offering distance education for learners of all ages since 1976, Saint Joseph’s online programs include certificates, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees—academic levels that suit your level.
Ready for the next step? Continue below to learn more about Saint Joseph’s campus programs, history, and extracurricular activities like student clubs and athletics.
Advance your career with our online programs—from certificates on up to master’s degrees. We have provided distance learning for 40 years, so you can count on our expertise to prepare you for your future.
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