The Master of Accounting (M.Acc.) degree program is intended for students preparing to enter the accounting profession as well as for those seeking to further their existing accounting careers. It is designed to accommodate both undergraduate accounting majors and students with other undergraduate backgrounds. The M.Acc. degree will satisfy the minimum education requirements to be eligible to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in Missouri.
Many of our students are working full time, so many of the upper level classes are scheduled in the evening.
Please check the university course catalog for specific courses and course descriptions.
Would you like to attend an information session to learn about graduate business degree programs? You can leave a copy of your transcripts and an advisor will contact you concerning the requirements for the program.
Apply for Admission
A complete application includes official transcripts, a personal statement, two letters of reference, and an official report of your score on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). Learn more about the GMAT. Students planning to enter the MAcc program are strongly encouraged to complete their application, including the GMAT, several months before entering the graduate program. Students admitted earlier have greater flexibility in scheduling graduate courses.
Applicants who hold a BS in Accounting from UMSL with excellent grades who meet the stated application deadlines may be eligible for Early Admission and not need to provide GMAT scores.