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A Master’s Degree in Accountancy (MACC) from Emporia State will give you the ability to understand and apply the nuances of accounting. This program prepares students for careers in professional accounting in there areas of government, management, and public accounting. You will also meet the 150-hour requirement to sit for the CPA exam in Kansas as well as other states. This program is structured for working adults who want to advance-personally and professionally.

You can get a GMAT or GRE waiver with an overall GPA of 3.50 or better from an AACSB-accredited undergraduate program.

  • Our Master of Accountancy (MACC) program is one of the most affordable and flexible in Kansas.
  • The program is 30 hours and is offered completely online, or you can enroll in a combination of online and face-to-face classes.
  • Top Accounting Degrees ranked our online program in the top 20 nationally.


Required Courses
*AC 820Advanced Income Tax3 hours
AC 833Advanced Auditing3 hours
AC 840Advanced Management Accounting3 hours
AC 853Accounting Theory3 hours
AC 860Advanced Accounting Information Systems3 hours
*AC423 is a prerequisite


Electives (15 hours) (At least nine of those hours must be at the 800 level; at least six of these hours must be in Accounting)
AC 523Income Taxation of Corporations and Other Entities3 hours
AC 533Governmental and Not-for Profit Accounting3 hours
AC 563Advanced Financial Accounting3 hours
AC 805Special Topics in Accounting3 hours
AC 821Tax Planning and Research3 hours
AC 830Fraud Examination3 hours
AC 850International Accounting3 hours
IS 813Information Technology Project Management3 hours
IS 853Business Analytics3 hours
IS 863Enterprise Resource Planning Foundations3 hours
*BC 807Managerial Economics3 hours
*BC 820International Economics3 hours
**BU 573 Law of Commerce3 hours
**BU 820Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions3 hours
Total Hours 30
*Necessary for CPA exam in Kansas if student did not take an upper-level economics course as an undergraduate.
**Necessary for CPA exam in Kansas if student did not take Law of Commerce and/or a Quantitative methods course as an undergraduate.
Other courses may be necessary to meet requirements for professional exams.
AC843 is not an approved elective for MAcc students or AC 443 is not an approved elective for students in the MBA accounting concentration
For a complete list of General Education and other degree requirements, please refer to the course catalog here.