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Department of Accounting

Master of Accountancy

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

  • / 30 Hours / Full Time
  • / On-campus with some online classes
  • / Completed in one year
  • / Start in Fall or Spring
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100%
OF OUR MACC GRADUATES WERE
PLACED AT GRADUATION IN 2022

Our Center for Career Development is dedicated to assisting students secure placement. MAcc graduates are employed by:

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Ahead of the Pack

Today’s accountant must possess technical competency and be a business leader for clients. Technically, accountants must be proficient in applying professional concepts and principles to a wide variety of existing and emerging situations as an effective member of a team and have the ability to adapt to new standards and methods of doing business. Beyond technical expertise, today’s accountant must be a problem-solver for clients, able to examine complex business issues and not only recommend the appropriate financial and tax accounting, but also help their clients make effective business decisions.

Competing in such an environment requires a solid technical foundation, adeptness in analyzing complex business situations, and the ability to effectively communicate recommended solutions and conclusions. The objectives of our MAcc program include the integration of financial and non-financial data in problem-solving and decision-making, the application of relevant research techniques and information technologies, the integration of varying viewpoints and techniques of conflict resolution, and the importance of adhering to a strong ethical code.

Graduate Programs Advising

Our graduate advisors are here to help guide you through the graduate school experience and should be the first person you turn to for questions about your plan of study, course registration, or any issues that come up while you are completing your degree.

304-293-5505 | jaturner@mail.wvu.edu
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Meet our recruiter, Aaron

304-293-4364 |  aaron.rose1@mail.wvu.edu

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Military
Friendly

Whether you are a veteran, a reservist, a National Guardsman, or still serving on active duty, West Virginia University is a great place to further your education. The Military Times ranked WVU as the 14th Best College for Vets in 2023. At WVU you will find faculty, staff, and students who want to support you and help you succeed.

WVU offers several resources for current and former military personnel and incentives for online programs as well.

Affordability.

West Virginia University has worked hard to make its programs affordable for military personnel and veterans. WVU is a Yellow Ribbon Program participant, meaning that the university agrees to waive a portion of tuition not covered by the GI Bill. Unlike most universities, WVU participates in the program for all graduate and professional programs. Additionally, the John Chambers College of Business and Economics offers a $100 discount per credit hour to all current and former service personnel pursuing the Master of Accountancy program.

Program Highlights

30

Hours / Full Time
Completed in One Year
Spring or Fall Start

Areas of Emphasis

(choose two):

  • Tax
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Assurance, Forensic and Fraud Examination

Funding and Cost

In order to be eligible for a Graduate Assistantship or a scholarship, you must complete the application process by March 1st. Funding will be awarded to late applicants as it is available.

More Info

  • ACCT 501 Accounting/Economic Decision Making 
  • ACCT 511 Financial Accounting Theory and Practice 
  • ACCT 512 Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • ACCT 551 Assurance Services and Professional Standards 
  • Select Two of the following AoEs: 18 Hours
    • Assurance, Forensic and Fraud Examination
    • Business Data Analytics
    • Tax

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