Master of Accountancy

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business has offered a Masters of Accountancy (MAcc) degree for over 25 years. Our AACSB Accredited MAcc Program was established to satisfy Utah's requirement of 150 hours to take the Certified Public Accounting exam.

The graduate program provides greater breadth and depth to further develop the knowledge and skills to enter professional accountancy. With nearly a 100 percent placement rate, most graduates with a masters degree in accounting are employed by accounting firms or government agencies in Utah, Nevada, and California. Typical jobs include positions in taxation, auditing, and controllership.

MAcc Learning Outcomes

  1. Use quantitative analysis and information technology to support decision making.
  2. Effectively communicate information relevant to accounting.
  3. Develop resolve to have moral courage in accounting.
  4. Prepare for a professional career in accounting.

Application Deadlines

Semester Application Deadline International Application Deadline
Fall July 15 July 15
Spring December 1 November 15
Summer May 1 April 1 (Online Only)

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Program Benefits


Students can self select each semester to take 1-4 courses. Students can opt to take summer courses or take summers off.

Online or On-Campus

Some students prefer in class instruction, some prefer the flexibility of online, so we offer both.

Placement Rates

96.5% Employment rate for program graduates. Dedicated Career Coach for business students with focus on employer outreach to coordinate internship and employment opportunities for students.