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Georgia Southern WebMAcc Ranked 5th in the Nation

maccaward ranked the Georgia Southern WebMAcc as fifth in the nation in its 2015 report of the Top 10 Online Master’s of Accounting Degree Programs.

The rankings were based upon CPA exam pass rates, undergraduate GPAs, accreditation, delivery modes, and tuition costs. After totaling scores received in each category, the website created its rankings.

The fifth ranked WebMAcc program includes its own “AACSB accreditation, 100% online classes, and a cohort-learning model that emphasizes team projects,” according to The website also highlights programs offering classes in a distance education format, the school’s online portal providing live streaming of audio and video, user-friendly virtual bulletin boards, and smartphone and tablet applications.

“We are very proud to have been rated so highly by outside, third parties this early in the program’s existence,” said Tim Pearson, PhD, director of the School of Accountancy. “We launched the program in January of 2013, and in December of 2014 graduated our first WebMAcc class. The faculty have done an amazing job of designing and implementing online course experiences that are very engaging and rigorous. We look forward to the continued success of the program and our graduates.”

For a more in-depth look at the rankings, visit

Georgia Southern University and all of its programs contained under the university’s umbrella are accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The College of Business has undergraduate and graduate accreditation through AACSB International:  The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only about five percent of all colleges of business have AACSB accreditation.


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