Current Students - Master of Accounting (MACCT)

Description of the Program

The Master of Accounting (MACCT) degree offers three concentrations. All concentrations are 33-credit hour programs of study.

Accounting and Assurance Specialization

This specialization is designed for individuals who have already earned an undergraduate degree in accounting and who wish to pursue graduate study in accounting.

Requirements: The degree consists of seven graduate core accounting courses, a minimum of two graduate courses in the student's area of concentration, and two approved graduate accounting or business electives.

Professional Concentration

This concentration is designed for students who have a non-accounting undergraduate degree and wish to enter public accounting as a certified professional.

Requirements: Prerequisites consist of an introductory financial accounting course (MGMT 502) and an introductory managerial accounting course (MGMT 503) prior to admission in the program, and 33 credit hours of specified graduate accounting.

Tax Concentration

This concentration is designed for students who have already earned a BBA with a concentration in accounting and wish to pursue advanced studies in taxation.

Requirements: The degree consists of seven graduate core accounting courses, a minimum of three graduate courses in the student's area of concentration, and one approved graduate accounting or business elective.

Information on each program can be found at https://macct.mgt.unm.edu/concentrations/

Requirements for Obtaining a MACCT Degree

There are two important requirements for completing each track of the Anderson MACCT degree:

Requirement 1: Minimum Graduate Credit Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 33 graduate credit hours, of which only 12 credit hours may be transferred from another AACSB-accredited graduate school or approved UNM international exchange program.

Requirement 2: Grade Point Average Policy

Students are expected to maintain a 3.0 GPA throughout their academic career and must have a 3.0 GPA at graduation.