The Gonzaga Master of Accountancy program provides a strong framework of courses promoting development and enhancement of the intellectual, technical, and interpersonal skills which are critical in today's business environment. The MAcc program offers two areas of specialization, Financial Accounting and Reporting and Taxation, allowing students to tailor coursework to match career goals and interests.
Current Gonzaga undergraduate accounting majors may apply for the MAcc program during the second semester of their junior year. If accepted into the program, they may take up to nine credits of graduate-level courses during their senior year with the permission of their graduate advisor. Before applying for admission, students should have completed 75 credit hours (including ACCT 360) with a cumulative GPA of 3.20 and at least 2.30 in each upper-division accounting course. Students must be admitted to the MAcc program before enrolling in any graduate-level class.
The foundation (pre-requisite) courses for the MAcc degree include both business and accounting courses. In addition to the business foundation courses required for the MBA degree, specific accounting foundation courses include the following:
- MACC 560 Intermediate Accounting I
- MACC 561 Intermediate Accounting II
- MACC 563 Cost Accounting
- MACC 565 Federal Taxation
- MACC 564 Auditing