Master of Accounting

The challenges of today's increasingly global markets are driving businesses to recruit educated and ethical financial professionals to help them compete. The Mason School's Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree prepares you to meet this demand by combining a broad and deep academic foundation with real-world career immersion, plus - the opportunity to make valuable connections with top accounting firms. Regardless of your undergraduate major, you'll gain the tools necessary to gain a competitive advantage.

Find Your Niche

Unlike other programs, the Mason School's MAcc lets you go beyond the core curriculum with market-driven emphases in Academic, Audit & Assurance, Taxation, or Valuation & Advisory Services. Our one-of-a-kind Accounting Analytics Sprint Week gives you the valuable opportunity to partner with a top accounting firm to explore real-world issues in the field.

Boost Your Resume

Choose our Integrated Winter Field Experience (Experiential) and benefit from real-world immersion into the field.

Flexibility for Non-Accounting Majors
Competitive Advantage for Accounting Majors

Whether your undergraduate major was art or political science, the Mason School's unique program makes it possible for you to meet prerequisites and earn your MAcc degree.

Take your accounting education to the next level by earning your Mason School MAcc degree. You'll gain exposure to all areas of accounting and be on your way to CPA licensure.

Why Choose Accounting?
Why William & Mary?
Why the Mason School MAcc?

Excellent employment outlook and career stability


Strong salaries with excellent potential for sign-on bonuses and other incentives


Jobs are available throughout the world and across a wide variety of industries


Great return on your education investment

Full-time, one-year program


Innovative Curriculum


Top-ranked, nationally recognized faculty


Small class sizes and individual attention


Structured to assure CPA exam success

Market-driven emphases


Experiential learning opportunities including our exclusive Sprint Week and credit-earning D.C. Trek


Summer Boot Camp to prepare non-accounting majors


Networking opportunities with top accounting firms