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Organizations of any size and industry rely upon well-qualified, competent accounting professionals to influence their decisions and strategies. Becoming a more experienced and capable accountant can lead to a world of new leadership opportunities.

Graduates from the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program will be equipped with the knowledge to:

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the theory and application of internal audit; information systems; analytics; and financial, cost, and tax accounting
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply advanced analytical and critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Apply technologies to understand complex accounting issues and apply that understanding to new contexts
  • Communicate complex accounting issues effectively
  • Recognize and analyze ethical, legal, and policy issues in accounting

The Master of Accountancy’s coursework can help students meet the State of Alabama’s 150 semester hour requirement for licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and includes topics that prepare students for exam content.

  • $83K Median Salary (
  • 7% Projected National Job Growth (
  • 30,000 Average number of job openings in Alabama each year (AL Dept of Labor)

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Stacie Hughes

Associate Professor of Accounting
Phone:256-216-5373 Phone:256-216-5373
Department:College of Business

Sanders Hall, Room 314



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