Accountancy (MAc)

Masters of Accountancy (ACCYMAC)
Unit: College of Business (GB)
Department: Accountancy
Program Webpage:

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 and includes 30 credit hours of required coursework.

The Master of Accountancy is a 12-month cohort-based program. The program fee is $21,000. 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
    Visit and click “APPLY NOW.”
  • 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 and open the International Applicant Checklist

Program Requirements 

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
MAC 620 Advanced Audit and Assurance Services 3
MAC 622 Advanced Accounting Information Systems 3
MAC 630 Ethical Judgment and Decision Making 1.5
MAC 632 Leadership for Professional Accountants 1.5
MAC 640 CPA Preparation and Review AUD 1.5
MAC 648 Statistics for Auditors 1.5
MAC 624 Advanced Topics in Federal Taxation 3
MAC 638 Data Analytics for Professional Accountants 3
MAC 642 CPA Preparation and Review REG 1.5
MAC 644 CPA Preparation and Review BEC 1.5
MAC 650 White Collar Crime 3
MAC 626 Advanced Corporate Financial Reporting 3
MAC 634 User Perspectives on Financial Reporting 1.5
MAC 646 CPA Preparation and Review FAR 1.5
 Minimum Total Hours30

Courses and timing are subject to change.