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Ohio University Master of Accountancy Programs
Accredited. Affordable. Flexible.

Ohio University Master of Accountancy Programs

CPA exam
preparation
Financial aid
available
GRE/GMAT
not required
AACSB
accredited

Earn an Advanced Accounting Credential from OHIO

In today's data-centered business world, those with advanced accounting expertise are uniquely prepared to succeed. While many professions are beginning to understand the importance of big data, accountants have worked with big data for decades.

The Master of Accountancy programs from Ohio University are grounded in accounting and analytics, though students also gain soft skills employers value, such as communication, problem-solving and collaboration. Course assignments emphasize case studies and real-world business applications. OHIO’s College of Business holds both Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) Business and AACSB Supplemental Accounting Accreditation. Our accounting faculty bring extensive professional experience to the classroom as licensed CPAs. When you finish your program, you will have the technical and professional competencies needed to succeed as a CPA in a range of contexts.

Choose the Right MAcc Path for You

No matter which modality option you pursue, you'll get the quality education and connections that Ohio University is known for.

  • Full-Time Master of Accountancy


    OHIO's Full-Time Master of Accountancy is a 30-credit hour program for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting and an efficient 42-credit hour program if prerequisite accounting courses are required.

  • Online Master of Accountancy


    With three pathways available for you depending on your educational background, you can complete the online program in as few as 30 credits and graduate prepared to make a difference.

Compare OHIO's MAcc Programs

Explore our MAcc options to determine which is right for you.

  Full-Time MAcc Online MAcc
Program Duration 1 year 5-8 semesters
Delivery Format Athens Campus Online
Course Load Full-time: 2 courses every 7 weeks Part-time: 1 course every 7 weeks
In-state Tuition $18,090 (Accounting Path), $25,326 (Business Path) $29,070 (Accounting Path), $40,698 (Business Path), $43,605 (Non-Business Path)
Start Dates Cohorts start in May (summer semester) 3 start dates per year (spring, summer and fall semesters)
Ideal Candidate Individuals who hold a bachelor's in accounting and want to earn an advanced degree with hands-on learning. Individuals who have a bachelor's degree in any major and want to earn an advanced accounting degree in a flexible, online format.
Why Choose This Track? The College of Business offers Early Assurance Programs (EAP). Through these programs, students receive a guaranteed spot in a prominent graduate program early in an undergraduate career or as part of their admission from high school. This program offers a pathway for any undergraduate major.  Students who have an accounting or business background earn a business analytics graduate certificate as part of their degree program.

Tuition and fees are for estimating purposes and are subject to change. Pending Board of Trustees' approval.

“This is an absolute game-changer. We’re helping our students, regardless of where they are in their career, critically think about where they want to take their careers and put the steps in place to make that happen.” —Kari Lehman, Executive Director, Graduate and Professional Programs
  • Start Your Journey with OHIO

    Begin your path to an MAcc today.

Prepare for the CPA Exam and Your Future Accounting Career

Upon graduation from one of OHIO's accredited MAcc programs, you'll be able to show recruiters and hiring managers that you are ready for leadership positions. Our programs provide the accounting knowledge you need, along with the skills you need to communicate, organize, problem-solve, collaborate and manage in today's fast-paced business world. OHIO College of Business and School of Accountancy builds these universally in-demand attributes in our graduates to ensure success not just for that first job, but throughout a lifelong career path. This program should meet the requirements for CPA licensure in your state. Please check with your enrollment advisor for your state’s specific requirements.

Our Career & Student Success Center has close connections and partners with many leading companies for internships and full-time employment.

Explore MAcc Careers

Benefit from OHIO's Quality and Value

At Ohio University’s College of Business and School of Accountancy, we ensure you get the multiple, varied experiences required to build not only the business acumen but the soft skills that deliver lifelong results. Students serve inside and outside the classroom as team leaders and contributors, travel beyond their communities and comfort zones, and lead real-world projects for business partners.

When it comes to rankings and accolades, our college is consistently ranked and recognized among the country’s best business schools. Behind these consistently impressive numbers is a team of distinguished educators driven to provide programs, support and an incomparable educational experience. Our programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB). This esteemed designation is held by only 5% of business schools worldwide. In addition to AACSB accreditation, OHIO’s College of Business holds the AACSB Accounting Standards distinction, so our students earn a degree recognized throughout the industry for the highest academic standards and career preparation.

Accreditation

A A C S B Accredited