Oakland University

School of Business Administration

Master of Accounting


520 O'Dowd Hall

520 O'Dowd Hall

Rochester, MI 48309

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Accounting

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) is offered in the Department of Accounting and Finance within the School of Business Administration. The MAcc is designed for students who are interested in careers in public, corporate, and non-business accounting. The degree will assist accounting professionals in the dynamic corporate environment. Professionals in the field are required to be effective communicators, maintain a high level of expertise, and uphold ethical responsibilities, while providing financial information, analysis of the economic environment and input in decision-making activities. Keeping these qualities in view, the MAcc is designed to achieve the following goals: Offer a graduate-level program developing superior technical knowledge and application skills beyond the baccalaureate accounting program Enhance students’ analytical, communication and decision-making skills Provide a sound base in ethics and professional behavior Prepare students for careers in public, corporate, and non-business accounting positions Provide students with the educational requirements necessary to be eligible to take professional exams.


Accreditation Council of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Oakland University is accredited as a doctoral degree-granting institution by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

International applicants requiring an I-20 for a visa must also submit additional documents, including an International Student Supplemental Application, financial documents, transcript evaluations, and proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS or MELAB).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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