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Program Details

The Master of Accountancy (MAc) Program - Distance Learning Option from Auburn University is designed to provide students flexibility in balancing their coursework with their lifestyles, families, and professional commitments.

Students have the potential to complete the degree in only two years while working full-time. The courses cover key areas of accounting and business knowledge such as advanced topics in accounting, international accounting, planning, control and performance evaluation, financial statement analysis, financial accounting theory, taxation of businesses, and business law and ethics. These courses emphasize the skills and tools for accountants to provide information and assist decision makers. Emphasis is placed on the development and ongoing evolution of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards, product costing trends and issues and familiarization with computer information systems as an important tool of the accounting professional.


  • Four-year regionally accredited (SACS, NCACS, NEACS, etc.) bachelor's degree from a U.S. institution
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a Green Card holder (Permanent Resident) and have either a USA or APO address
  • Must meet the business and accounting foundation prerequisites
  • The Committee considers the quality of the candidate's academic background, grade point averages, letters of recommendation, GMAT score, and work experience.
  • Both on-campus and distance learning students are required to participate in a three day on-campus residency during the final spring semester of the program beginning on the last Wednesday of April and concluding on the following Friday evening.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)