Master of Accountancy (MAcy)

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Master of Accountancy (MAcy)

Whether striving to become a certified public accountant, or wanting to advance as a professional in their field, the Master of Accountancy (MAcy) Degree at Texas State University will give students the tools they need for a successful career.

The Graduate Accounting program provides a comprehensive and engaging experience where students explore the social, ethical and environmental effects of accounting.

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An email is the first step to exploring your options.

For more information about the Master of Accountancy (MAcy) Degree Program at Texas State University, as well as pursuing CPA Exam eligibility, please send a detailed email to Laurie Brown or Bruce Howard.

Once your email is received, Laurie, or Bruce, can arrange a meeting on Zoom, or in-person, to further discuss your options, and help you make your mark with the MAcy!

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The MAcy program is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge for advanced accounting studies, core accounting courses and electives. The MAcy can also be used to meet the 150 hour education requirement for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Texas.

Set yourself apart with an AACSB-accredited Master of Accountancy (MAcy) Degree from Texas State University!

Make your mark with the MAcy.

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The MAcy program provides rigorous training to develop critical proficiencies in accounting fundamentals including an emphasis in critical thinking, communication skills and the use of technology in an evolving accounting industry.

The graduate accounting program includes courses in: 

  • financial statement reporting and analysis
  • professional accounting research
  • regulation and professionalism
  • accounting analysis for managerial decision making
  • business entity taxation

Career Perspectives

Employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow by 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Median pay for accountants and auditors is $71,550. As the financial world becomes increasingly more data driven and globally integrated, companies are seeking out highly skilled accountants who have the expertise to step into complex leadership roles. 

Possible careers paths for graduates include: 

  • auditor
  • tax professional
  • forensic or business accountant
  • financial analyst
  • chief financial officer

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