MAcc Emphases

Enhance your career by choosing a market-driven emphases.

Accounting Analytics

As decision makers look for new and better ways to make decisions, they will be relying on accounting data and accountants for those data-based solutions and techniques. With the new Accounting Analytics emphasis students will learn forecasting, diagnostic and relationship tools to analyze and manage large data-sets.

Audit & Assurance

The Auditing & Assurance emphasis provides practical experience in forensic accounting and fraud investigation, auditing information systems, risk management, and compliance. Students will develop the professional skills needed to pursue careers in internal or external auditing in both private and public settings.

Experiential: Winter Field Experience

Held in the spring, the Experiential emphasis (Winter Field Experience) offers the opportunity for students to turn their accounting education into real-world experience by interning with an accounting firm or other top employer.


Combining courses in fundamental federal, state, and local taxation with specialized courses in corporate tax strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and estate and financial planning, the Taxation emphasis prepares students to meet the growing demand for qualified tax professionals.

Valuation & Advisory Services

Students who choose the Valuation & Advisory Services emphasis will graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed as a financial services leader. Courses include advanced study of financial reporting, data modeling, and managerial accounting.