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Qualify to Become a CPA with the Master of Accounting Degree (MAcc or WebMAcc)

The MAcc (in-person) and WebMAcc (online) allows students to continue their specialized studies in accounting. Many students who earn a MAcc degree seek careers as certified public accountants (CPA).

The curriculum consists of 30 semester hours of coursework that prepares students to take the CPA exam. For required disclosures on whether either program satisfies the license requirements of all states and territories for the CPA license or certificate, visit state boards to check the requirements for your state or territory.

Versatile

Certificate options in Tax and Forensic Accounting allow students to set themselves apart and increase their versatility in the workforce.

Practical

MAcc students celebrate learning practical and theoretical concepts, which they apply on the CPA exam and in the real world.

Employed

Georgia Southern accounting alumni consistently hold high recruitment and employment rates in major firms.

Admission Criteria

To be considered for admission, a prospective student must

  • Have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
    • An undergraduate degree in accounting is not mandatory; however, applicants will not be considered for admission until they meet the prerequisite requirements; and
  • Demonstrate an appropriate level of professionalism and proficiency in accounting through their coursework, internship or work experience, and extracurricular involvement.

Last updated: 8/10/2020


School of Accountancy
Parker College of Business
Room 2203
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8141
Statesboro, GA 30460

For general questions,
Phone: 912-478-2228
soa@georgiasouthern.edu

For MAcc questions,
Phone: 912-478-5767
macc@georgiasouthern.edu