Cabrini College’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) program is designed to meet the needs of recent accounting graduates, career-changers, and working professionals who wish to further develop their accounting expertise and increase their career opportunities.
Students can earn a graduate degree in accounting in as little as fifteen months as a part-time student.
The program satisfies the requirement of 150 credit hours needed for Pennsylvania’s—and most other states’—board of accountancy to be licensed as a certified public accountant (CPA).
MAcc students enhance their in-depth knowledge by:
The MAcc degree is especially beneficial for students graduating with an undergraduate degree and major in accounting.
Curriculum Students are required to complete 30 credits (10 three-credit courses).
Prerequisite undergraduate courses, with “C” or better, include:
Leadership and Communication SkillsMAcc students refine their interpersonal skills—including oral and written communication—while developing research skills, critical thinking, and leadership skills
Students examine the importance of business ethics and social responsibility while maintaining personal and organizational integrity. They apply ethical principles and professional standards to analyze issues that impact accounting professionals.
Technical SkillsMAcc students develop their technical skills by focusing on advanced topics:
developing their understanding of tax law while engaging in a business-planning approach to taxes
enhancing their knowledge of auditing
applying tools and techniques for fraud prevention and detection
CPA Preparation and Global AwarenessStudents prepare to take the CPA exam while learning the importance of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Their professional and personal development will get a real-world boost from an internship, self‑directed research project, or study‑abroad opportunity.
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