Accountancy (MAc)

35 MAc

Master of Accountancy
Unit: College of Business (GB)
Department: Accountancy
Program Website 
Academic Plan Code(s): ACCYMAC

Program Information

The Master of Accountancy (MAc) curriculum for the 2019-2020 Academic Year is under active review and may be subject to change. 

The College of Business Master of Accountancy at the University of Louisville is offered once each year, with a new cohort starting in August. Admission to the Master of Accountancy program is highly competitive. The College of Business Master of Accountancy program requires completion of an undergraduate degree majoring in accountancy, or completion of an accounting Certificate Program, or equivalent prior to admission. GMAT scores and letters of reference are required (the GMAT requirement may be waived if specified academic standards are met). The program is cohort-based.

The Master of Accountancy is a 12-month cohort-based program. Application requirements include an undergraduate degree majoring in accountancy or equivalent (with official university transcripts), a GMAT or GRE test result, two letters of reference, and a application fee. The GMAT requirement may be waived in certain circumstances, based on academic performance in an undergraduate degree program.

Admission Requirements

It is recommended that your application be submitted within 30 days of creating your account, thereby providing you sufficient time to focus on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Contact the University of Louisville MBA Office with any questions via telephone (502) 852-7257 or email

  • Create application account 
    Apply at the School of Business' MAc website.
  • Two letters of recommendation
    Within the application, submit names and email addresses of your recommenders. They will receive an email invitation on your behalf. Your recommenders should speak to your character, academic aptitude, etc.
  • Professional resume
    Within the application, upload your resume.
  • Personal statement
    Within the application, attach a 1–2 page Word document describing your interest in the University of Louisville MAC program, why you selected the University of Louisville, your short and long term goals and any additional information you feel is relevant.
  • Submit and pay application fee
  • Official college transcript(s)
    Order an official college transcript from all colleges attended, including the degree granting institution.

    Mail transcripts to:
College of Business, MBA Office
University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292

E-Transcripts will be accepted from the institution only. Have these sent to

  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
    The admissions application includes a field in which you can provide your GMAT test date and/or scores. If you have not scheduled the GMAT, please visit for details. Once registered, notify the UofL MBA office by sending an email to with Subject Line: GMAT Test Date. We recommend allocating 6-8 weeks of preparatory time and encourage you to attend the Free GMAT workshops offered monthly at the College of Business. Note: We will accept the GRE in lieu of the GMAT.

International Applicants

We welcome all international applicants. Please be aware there are documents required in addition to the above list. Visit the graduate admissions page of the College of Business website and open the International Applicant Checklist

Program Requirements

The Master of Accountancy (MAc) curriculum for the 2019-2020 Academic Year is under active review and subject to change. 

MAc 2018-2019 Curriculum

MAC 620Advanced Audit and Assurance Services3
MAC 622Advanced Accounting Information Systems3
MAC 624Advanced Topics in Federal Taxation3
MAC 626Advanced Corporate Financial Reporting3
MAC 630Ethical Judgment and Decision Making1.5
MAC 632Leadership for Professional Accountants1.5
MAC 634User Perspectives on Financial Reporting1.5
MAC 638Data Analytics for Professional Accountants3
MAC 640CPA Preparation and Review AUD1.5
MAC 642CPA Preparation and Review REG1.5
MAC 644CPA Preparation and Review BEC1.5
MAC 646CPA Preparation and Review FAR1.5
MAC 648Statistics for Auditors1.5
MAC 650White Collar Crime3
Minimum Total Hours30