To be successful in today's accounting industry, financial professionals must have an understanding of the economics that drive modern business. Students can no longer rely solely on a mastery of basic accounting principles to prosper in the career. With the unprecedented growth of big data and global markets, next generation accountants will not only need to be experts in leading-edge financial concepts and research, but also have multidisciplinary knowledge of the rapidly changing world of business.
Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders in the Field
Accounting is ranked #6 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Business Jobs, and #24 Best Jobs overall. William & Mary's AACSB accredited MAcc program is your gateway to success in this high-demand field Designed for tomorrow's global business demands, the Mason School's robust, two-semester program builds on an accounting-centric core with an intense immersion into a specialized area of study. Students have a variety of career-launching opportunities to learn from top-ranked faculty, network one-on-one with industry leaders and world-class alumni and gain real-world experience with top accounting firms.
This Way to a CPA
In just one transformational year, our flexible and forward-focused curriculum can prepare students to meet the educational requirements for CPA certification. For Arts & Science majors, our accelerated Summer Boot Camp will allow you to meet the prerequisite courses and put on the path to success.