Accounting - Master of Accountancy (MAcct)

Master of Accountancy (MAcct) - Accounting

College of Business

Degree Specific Credits: 30

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes:

  • The mission of the Montana MAcct program is to provide breadth and depth in accounting, auditing, taxation, and business to develop a high level of technical knowledge, technology awareness, and leadership capability for advancement in the accounting profession and other related business careers. 

  • Our two-semester program covers 30 credits. You will complete a rigorous accounting core (15 credits ) and have flexibility in choosing electives (15 credits), including internships and courses in the hottest topics facing accounting professionals.

  • When combined with an undergraduate accounting degree from most accredited institutions, our program results in 150 total credit hours of education, qualifying most students for CPA licensure following successful completion of all parts of the CPA exam and fulfillment of experience requirements for licensure in their state.

  • You will master both technical and soft skills such as teamwork and communication by frequently working together on projects and cases. We build your review for the CPA exam into the curriculum and help you schedule the exam as a part of your program.

Summary

Course Requirements

15

Electives

15

Total Hours

30


Course Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ACTG 610

Accounting & Data Analytics

3

ACTG 615

Accounting Theory

3

ACTG 616

Advanced Financial Topics

3

ACTG 631

Advanced Tax

3

ACTG 641

Advanced Auditing

3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C

Electives

Code

Title

Hours

Possible Elective Courses:

ACTG 632

Advanced Tax Practicum (VITA)

1

ACTG 675

CPA Review

Variable

ACTG 694

Sustainability Reporting

3

ACTG 694

Tax & Business Strategy

2

ACTG 694

Professional Writing

1

ACTG 694

Fraud & Forensics

1

ACTG 694

Tax Research

1

ACTG 698

Internship

Variable

MBA

Various MBA Electives

1 -3

Total Hours

15

Minimum Required Grade: C

 *MAcct students may take up to three credits of any MBA elective courses and up to six MBA elective courses in total. The additional 3 credits of MBA elective credits should be related to their planned/desired field of employment and must be approved by the Graduate Program Director prior to registration.

All students must pass an exit exam at the end of the program to graduate.