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.

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Requirements for Admission

  1. Complete the online application to the Master's of Accountancy program.
  2. Have completed the foundation courses listed below prior to starting the program. Foundation courses are available to complete online for those needing to fulfill the requirements before program admission.
  3. Submit official transcripts of all academic work prior to admission to the graduate program. Transcripts must verify a GPA of 3.0 for all work completed. Bachelor's degree must be completed prior to start of program. Official transcripts should be either mailed to Southern Utah University Office of Admissions 351 West University Blvd Cedar City, UT 84720 or schools that transmit electronically can email to gradapps@suu.edu.
  4. Acceptance to the program requires an Admission Index Score of 1400. Index= (GPA X 200)+(GMAT X 1.5) GRE scores are converted to a GMAT equivalent using this tool.
  5. Submit contact information for three (3) academic or professional references when submitting the application.

ADMISSION DEADLINE: March 1ST (summer), July 1ST (fall admission), December 1st (spring admission). Late applications may be considered depending on space available in courses.


Foundation for the MAcc Program

Students applying for the Master of Accountancy program at SUU must satisfy the following foundation requirements before beginning work in the graduate courses (MAcc courses). Foundation Courses are available online for students needing complete prior to admission

Undergraduate MAcc Foundation Courses

  1. Business Law
  2. Microeconomics
  3. Marketing Principles
  4. Management & Organizations
  5. Managerial Finance
  6. Statistics
  7. Financial Accounting
  8. Managerial Accounting
  9. Financial Accounting I
  10. Financial Accounting II
  11. Accounting Information Systems
  12. Tax Accounting
  13. Cost Accounting
  14. Auditing
  15. Advanced Accounting

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