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        The Harbert College of Business Master of Accountancy (MAcc) is a 30-hour program with 12 required credit hours and 18 elective hours. 

        • Required Courses (12 hours)
          • ACCT 7110 Research in Accounting (summer I)
          • ACCT 7300 Advanced Auditing & Assurance Services (spring)
          • ACCT 7410 Federal Tax Research (fall)
          • ACCT 7510 Integrated Accounting Applications (fall)
          • ACCT 7710 Professional Development (fall and spring)**


          **ACCT 7710 is a 0-credit hour course. 

        • Elective Courses (18 hours)
          • ACCT 6130 Advanced Accounting Topics (fall, summer II)*
          • ACCT 6420 Income Tax II (fall, spring)*
          • ACCT 6610 Governmental & Not-For-Profit Accounting (fall, spring)*
          • ACCT 6700 Advanced Business Law (fall, spring)*
          • ACCT 6810 Corporate Governance & Accounting Ethics (spring)
          • ACCT 7130 Financial Analysis & Valuation (fall)
          • ACCT 7320 Fraud Examination (summer II)
          • ACCT 7420 Corporation and Partnership Taxation (fall)
          • ACCT 7520 Enterprise Accounting Systems (summer I)
          • ACCT 7970 Advanced Special Topics in Taxation (spring)
          • BUAL 6656 Enterprise Management of the Big Data Environment (fall, summer)
          • BUAL 6666 Technical Aspects of Big Data Management (fall, spring)
          • FINC 7620 Advanced Real Estate Finance (spring)
          • FINC 7640 Advanced Investments (summer II, fall)
          • ISMN 6730 Security and Information Assurance (fall)
          • ISMN 6740 Information Risk Analysis (spring)
          • ISMN 6750 Information Technology Auditing (spring)
          • ISMN 7880 Advanced Management Information Systems (summer I)


          *You are required to take ACCT 6130, 6420, 6610, and 6700 at either the undergraduate or graduate level to be adequately prepared for the CPA Exam. You cannot receive graduate credit for an equivalent course that 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 (ACCT 7710).  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.

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