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

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 Elective Courses (18 credits)

Some of the possible elective course to select from:

  • Advanced Accounting
  • Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Fraud Examination
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Advanced Tax Topics
  • Cost Management
  • Graduate Internship in Accounting
  • Topics in Accounting
  • Individual Readings
  • Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • Research
  • Communication Management

  • Ethics in Business
  • International Financial Management
  • International Economics
  • International Financial Economics
  • Global Marketing
  • Public Finance
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Public Organizations
  • The Public Policy Process
  • 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.