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Master of Accountancy

Pursue Career-Building Certifications with the help of a Master of Accountancy!

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Accountancy, MAcc (Accounting) *

You want to push your accounting career to the ultimate level, for example, with a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. But it takes more than a bachelor’s degree and work experience to get there. It takes 120 hours of post-secondary education credit to even sit for the CPA exam in Florida, and another 30 to obtain the designation after passing all four parts of the CPA exam. What can you do to get the additional graduate hours you need as well as the essential accounting insights and strategies to pass?

Keiser University has the answer. Our Master of Accountancy (MAcc) was specifically developed with helping accounting professionals earn the credit and gain the accounting skills they need to pursue professional certifications such as the CPA and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or any other accounting-related designation.

Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

At a Glance

Credit Hours

36 Credit Hours


12 Courses


12 - 24 Months*

Week Terms

8 Week Terms

Credit Info

Up to 12 credits of transfer credit


Quick Info

Advanced accounting career opportunities as a public accountant, CPA, and more.


Online / On Campus / Hybrid

Financial Aid

Financial aid for those who qualify**

** Speak with a dedicated financial aid counselor to explore all your financial aid and funding options.

* Time to degree completion is an estimate, not intended as a guarantee, and can vary based on many case-by-case factors.

Accounting Degree Overview 

Keiser University’s Master of Accountancy degree was developed with professional certification in mind, focusing on the practices of accounting. The MAcc program helps accountants develop advanced critical thinking and research skills to communicate accounting issues with clarity to different audiences. Students of this graduate-level accounting program will also explore ethical and professional standards, fraud, auditing, financial reporting, data analytics, and taxation.

Program Mission

The mission of the Keiser University Master of Accountancy degree program is to prepare students for exciting and challenging careers as professional accountants with professional certifications in mind.

Student First Philosophy

Featuring a “Student First” mentality, Keiser University is committed to providing the education students need to excel in their careers and their lives—whether that’s through the online MAcc program or one of dozens of other graduate degrees. Our commitment to putting students first leads us to offer a flexible learning option through an online delivery format.

Through our Master of Accountancy, we help students prepare for the certifications they need for exciting and challenging careers in accounting.

Know Your “WHY”
Commit to Graduation

Pursue all your accounting career goals with a graduate degree that closely examines the ins and outs of the financial reporting industry, from budgeting and balance sheets to financial ratios. Keiser’s scholastically intensive Master of Accountancy program covers every practice of the accounting profession as well as how to apply professional accounting skills and ethical standards in your work life.

What Can You Expect to Learn

Keiser University’s Master of Accountancy enables students to contribute to the accounting profession through independent learning, scholarship, and research. Upon completion of this Florida MAcc program, students will be able to:

  • Research authoritative sources for a deeper understanding of accounting and tax issues
  • Apply critical thinking skills to professional accounting situations
  • Analyze and interpret data using business and accounting software
  • Present information in a concise and accurate manner supported by peer-reviewed literature

Program Prerequisites

  • Relevant accountancy bachelor’s degree or business bachelor’s degree with upper division accounting coursework from an accredited institution.
  • Candidates with bachelor’s degrees outside of accounting (or business with upper-division accounting classes) must take additional accounting prerequisite courses.

GMAT waiver available.

Program Outline

To receive a Master of Accountancy, students must earn 36 graduate semester credit hours. Curriculum coursework includes:

  • Master of Accountancy Courses
    Advanced Financial Reporting and Accounting Concepts 3.0 credit hours
    Advanced International Accounting Concepts 3.0 credit hours
    Advanced Cost/Managerial Accounting 3.0 credit hours
    Governmental and Fund Accounting 3.0 credit hours
    Advanced Data Analytics for Accountants 3.0 credit hours
    Advanced Auditing Theory and Applications 3.0 credit hours
    Fraud Examination Concepts 3.0 credit hours
    Fraud Examination Conduct and Procedures 3.0 credit hours
    Fraud Examination and the Legal Environment 3.0 credit hours
    Special Topics in Corporate and Estate Taxation 3.0 credit hours
    Special Topics in Taxation 3.0 credit hours
    Professional Accounting Research 3.0 credit hours

Career Pathways in Accounting

Upon graduation from our accounting program, you will have earned a Master of Accountancy as well as gained the abilities you need to:

  • Better understand the role accounting plays in business and in society
  • Examine ethical standards related to business and the accounting profession
  • Communicate more effectively professionally
  • Gain a practical working knowledge of accounting and tax issues
  • And more!

Through Keiser’s graduate degree in accountancy, you will gain a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of accounting and finance, including concepts of fraud, taxation, ethical and legal complexities, managerial accounting, and more—as well as the skills needed to pursue and excel in relevant accounting career opportunities, such as:

  • Private or public accountant
  • Government accountant
  • Budget analyst
  • Chief financial officer
  • Cost accountant
  • Payroll manager
  • Educator
  • Forensic and investigative accountant
  • Tax professional
  • And more!

*ACBSP Separate Accounting Accredited

Start Your Master of Accountancy Program Now!

Whether you’re a current accounting professional looking for a Master of Accounting program or need an online MAcc program for non-accounting majors, Keiser University has you covered. Our accounting degree offerings can help you round out your education to prepare for certifications and next-level accounting careers. Learn more about our Master of Accountancy today by Requesting More Info now!

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Keiser University’s dedicated, accomplished faculty members are committed to your success. All faculty are prepared and are actively engaged in the fields they teach. You’ll benefit from their wealth of knowledge and real-world experience.
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