University of Northern Colorado

Monfort College of Business

Master Of Accounting


Sociology Department

1250 Gunter Hall, Campus Box 132

Greeley, CO 80639

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master Of Accounting

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Accounting degree (MAcc) is designed for students who want to enter public or private accounting. They also plan to sit for the CPA exam, and want greater skills in applying accounting knowledge to various new accounting and business situations. The program is designed to enhance the student's skills in applied accounting research, communication and problem-solving. It also enables them to acquire knowledge that will help launch a successful entry-level career in public, business, or government accounting. The graduate degree will result in "added value," enabling students to be more competitive for higher level management positions. Additionally, completion of this program will satisfy Colorado's and most other state's 150-hour requirement for licensing as a CPA. The program's overall objectives for its graduates are to: - Expand a student's knowledge base and understanding of business in order to better prepare them for an entry-level position in accounting and industry - Prepare a student for a successful career in accounting including more career opportunities and quicker advancement - Adequately prepare a student to write the CPA Exam - Grant them the advanced graduate degree upon completing the program - Give them the opportunity to become substantially equivalent in educational requirements with other states in order to make them more mobile with transferring their CPA license and practice capabilities.


The College has earned prestigious accounting and business accreditation from AACSB International.

International Student Requirements:

• An international student is neither a citizen of the United States nor classified by United States Immigration and Naturalization Service as a Lawful Permanent Resident or Permanent Resident Alien. • International undergraduate, transfer, and graduate applicants must meet English Language proficiency requirements before being fully admitted to the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). One option to demonstrate English Language proficiency is to successfully complete the UNC Intensive English Language Program (IEP). Please see the UNC IEP website for more information ( • International student Undergraduate/Transfer and Graduate applications (on-line submission) with accompanying instructions are found on the UNC website as well. Applications and supporting documents are due at least 90 days prior to the semester to which students plan to enroll, or prior to their major program deadline (if any) for Graduate students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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