Accountancy (MAc)

35 MAc

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

Program Information

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

MAc Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
MAC 668 Statistical Analysis 3
MAC 660 Financial Statement Analysis 3
MAC 662 Analytics with Excel 1.5
MAC 672 Design Thinking and Problem Solving 1.5
MAC 670 Communication for Professional Accountants 1.5
MAC 644 CPA Exam Preparation BEC 1
MAC 664 Advanced Business Analytics 1.5
MAC 674 Storytelling With Data 1.5
MAC 640 CPA Preparation and Review AUD 1
MAC 646 CPA Preparation and Review FAR 1
MAC 622 Advanced Accounting Information Systems 3
MAC 620 Advanced Audit and Assurance Services 3
MAC 676 Global Learning 1.5
MAC 624 Corporate Taxation 1.5
MAC 632 Leadership for Professional Accountants 1.5
MAC 678 Cybersecurity Tools and Solutions 1.5
MAC 642 CPA Exam Preparation REG 1
MAC 680 Capstone Project I 1.5
MAC 682 Capstone Project II 1.5
MAC 626 Advanced Corporate Financial Reporting 1.5
 Minimum Total Hours34

revised June 24, 2019