Master of Accounting (MAcc)

One-Year Program

One-year program (june-june or sept-sept) with cohort learning environment and rigorous, structured coursework

Loyola's Master of Accounting (MAcc) program is designed for recent accounting graduates who want immediate, high-quality coursework relevant to the profession to help start their careers without delay.

CPA Ready

The 30 credit hours earned in the program, when combined with an appropriate undergraduate degree, meet the 150-hour education requirement for CPA licensure.

Ready to sit for your CPA exam and hit the job market; All classes at our Baltimore Campus

Advanced Accounting Curriculum

Admission into the MAcc program requires completion of the following courses (or equivalents as determined by the department chair):

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I and II
  • Cost Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Auditing

State requirements to become a CPA are found on the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) website.

Explore the curriculum and learn more about the admission process, including how to apply for merit-based scholarships.

We are currently unable to accept applications to the Master of Accounting program from international applicants who will study on an F-1 student visa that is sponsored by Loyola University Maryland.

As chair of the Accounting Advisory Board and a future employer of accounting students, I’m excited this new program will offer a clear path to completion of the 150-hour requirement, in addition to building a pipeline of very qualified CPAs for years to come.

-Christine Aspell, BBA & Partner, KPMG LLP

The new MAcc curriculum is focused on developing deeper technical, communication and decision making skills, providing graduates crucial tools for successful careers in public accounting and beyond.

-Bob Jirsa, BA '77, Partner, RSM US LLP

RSM has a long and very successful relationship with Loyola - supporting its programs, its faculty and staff, and its students. Over the years, we have recruited many of our most successful professionals from Loyola’s undergraduate and graduate programs. As a Loyola alumnus myself, I’m always proud when another Loyola student or alumnus joins the Firm.

-Robert J. Callens, '81, Partner, RSM US LLP

While earning a Masters will almost certainly qualify a student to earn his or her CPA license, the true benefit such programs provide comes from a truly increased depth of knowledge.

-John Peter Krahel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Accounting

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