Master of Accountancy
Northern Illinois University

Program Details

As the dynamics of tax laws continue to shift and evolve, the demand for professional accountants continues to grow.  With this online Master of Accountancy (MAC), you will expand your expertise and understanding of accounting roles within successful organizations.  You’ll also be well prepared to take the CPA exam, relying upon the skills and knowledge that you acquire in this AACSB-accredited degree. NIU’s online MAC program is intended for working professionals and is offered on a part-time basis. This gives you the flexibility to study on your own schedule, as you learn from experienced faculty.  NIU’s MAC online is rated as one of the country’s best programs, with specialized coursework that may include:

  • Assurance Services
  • Managerial Accounting Information Systems
  • Principles of Taxation
  • Advanced Financial Reporting


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Letters of recommendation

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission