UNI's Master of Accounting program is a non-thesis, full time program

Our Master of Accounting program offers a hands-on, uniquely personalized experience.  You have the option to follow one of two recommended “Tracks” in Auditing / Consulting and Tax, or, customize your program to fit your career goals.  Regardless of what you choose, our innovative STEM qualified coursework embeds the latest in technology and data analytics across the curriculum. 

You will be expected to carry a credit load sufficient to qualify as a full-time student for each semester during the program (with the exception of summer months). A minimum of 30 semester hours is required, of which a minimum of 15 hours must be at the 6000 level taken at UNI.

UNI MAcc Required Courses (12 credits)

  • Financial Accounting Theory and Analysis
  • Applied Professional Research
  • Business Analytics in Accounting
  • Business Law for the Professional Accountant



MAcc Electives (18 Credits)

Recommended for all MAcc students:

  • Advanced Tax Topics
  • Government and Non-Profit Accounting


Auditing / Consulting Track (Recommended)

  • Graduate Audit Internship
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Fraud Analytics
  • Advanced Accounting

Tax Track (Recommended)

  • Graduate Tax Internship 
  • Topics in Accounting - Tax
  • Fraud Analytics
  • Investments



Other MAcc Elective Courses

Some of the possible elective course to select from:​
  • ‌Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Research and Analysis for Management Decisions
  • Investments
  • MIS Concepts
  • Artificial Intelligence Study Abroad
  • Business, Ethics, and Society
  • International Financial Management
  • International Economics
  • International Financial Economics
  • Global Marketing
  • Public Finance
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Principles of Investment
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Leadership and Management in Public Service
  • History and U.S. Public Policy 
  • Other graduate business courses - with approval from the coordinator 



Experiential Learning Requirement

The experiential learning component will expose you to the practice of professional accounting. The experience will involve many aspects of accounting including, the organizational structure and functioning of the business community, the reality of holding a professional position within the accounting community, the importance of communications within a business organization, the application of accounting skills and knowledge in a professional environment and the role of ethics in the practice of professional accounting skills.

Examples of ways in which this requirement might be satisfied include enrollment and satisfactory completion of Graduate Internship in Accounting (ACCT 6090); VITA: Individual Income Tax Preparation (ACCT 3055); or Cooperative Education in Accounting (ACCT 3179).

Prior accounting work experience may be considered upon approval from the MAcc coordinator.