Master of Science in Accountancy (MACC)
The mission of the USD accountancy program is to develop accountants – through the use of personalized, innovative teaching methods developed by faculty who are active in the production and dissemination of knowledge – who have the skills to compete in a diverse and fast-changing global professional environment.
The Master of Science in Accountancy (MACC) program is designed to serve both undergraduate accounting students beyond the Bachelor of Accountancy, as well as the broader accounting community for graduate level continuing education.
The MACC degree program offers a curriculum that focuses on interactively developing the skills needed by accountants and financial managers. This program is a specialized master’s degree designed to provide accountants the skills needed in mid- to upper-level accounting positions and skills needed in professional positions where finance, information systems, and related financial skills are as essential as accounting skills. Further, the program provides students with leadership, communication, interpersonal, and ethical skills for supervisory-level positions. Students applying for this program should have completed an undergraduate degree in accountancy or its equivalent.
Since all courses are offered two nights a week over five-week terms, this program will be particularly convenient for employed students desiring to complete an accounting master’s program on a part-time basis. MACC courses are designed to build skills interactively in class.
Specifically, the MACC degree will give you strong:
- Technical accounting skills;
- Business writing skills;
- Verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
- Skills needed to critically analyze information;
- Skills needed to utilize technology within the accountancy profession; and,
- Foundation for evaluating ethical questions
Distingushing Features of the MACC Program:
- Small classes
- Interactive learning
- Personalized attention
- Lifelong relationships
MACC Program Brochure
MACC Program Requirements
For additional information on the MACC Program please contact:
School of Business Administration
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
Phone: (619) 260-2975
Fax: (619) 260-7725