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        The online Master of Accountancy is a non-thesis degree program and requires 30 credit hours in coursework. At least 21 of these hours must be in graduate-level accounting courses. 

         For course descriptions, please refer to the AU Bulletin

        • Required Courses (12 hours)
          • ACCT 6316: Advanced Auditing & Assurance Services (spring)
          • ACCT 7116: Research in Accounting (summer I)
          • ACCT 7416: Federal Tax Research (fall)
          • ACCT 7516: Integrated Accounting Applications (fall)
          • ACCT 7710: Graduation Requirement:  Campus Residency (0 credit hours; spring)
        • Elective Courses (18 hours)
          • ACCT 6136: Advanced Accounting Topics (fall, spring)*
          • ACCT 6426: Income Tax II (fall, spring, summer)*
          • ACCT 6616: Governmental & Not-For-Profit Accounting (fall, spring)*
          • ACCT 6706: Advanced Business Law (fall, spring, summer)*
          • ACCT 6816: Corporate Governance & Accounting Ethics (spring)
          • ACCT 7136: Financial Analysis & Valuation (fall)
          • ACCT 7326: Fraud Examination (summer II)
          • ACCT 7426: Corporation and Partnership Taxation (fall)
          • ACCT 7526: Enterprise Accounting Systems (summer I)
          • ACCT 7976: Advanced Special Topics in Taxation (spring)
          • BUAL 6606: Predictive Modeling I (spring, summer, fall)
          • BUAL 6616: Predictive Modeling II (fall, spring)
          • BUAL 6656: Enterprise Management of the Big Data Environment (spring, summer, fall)
          • BUAL 6666: Technical Aspects of Big Data Management (spring, summer, fall)
          • FINC 6266: Real Estate Investments (spring)
          • FINC 7646: Advanced Investments (summer II, fall)
          • ISMN 6736: Security and Information Assurance (fall, spring)
          • ISMN 6746: Information Risk Analysis (spring)
          • ISMN 6756: Information Technology Auditing (spring)
          • ISMN 7836: Advanced Database Management Systems Projects (fall)
          • ISMN 7886: Advanced Management Information Systems (summer I)


          *You are required to take ACCT 6136, 6316, 6426, 6616, and 6706 at either the undergraduate level or graduate level to be academically prepared for the CPA Exam. You cannot receive graduate credit for an equivalent course you have taken at the undergraduate level.

        Campus Residency

        Campus and online students are required to participate in a two and a half day campus residency during the final spring semester of the program. It begins on the last Wednesday of April and concludes on the following Friday evening. During the residency, you will participate in the Auburn MAcc Leadership Summit which consists of business seminars, leadership workshops, and social events.

        During the required campus residency, you are responsible for your own expenses including travel, hotel, some meals, etc.

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        Andee Hodo

        Andee Hodo

        Director, Graduate and Online Programs

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