The Master of Accountancy Program at the Farmer School of Business is more than just accounting . . . we prepare you for broad accounting-related careers beyond tax and assurance services. Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers in business risk services, fraud investigation, business valuation, forensic accounting, systems and process assurance, and investment banking.
“I can't tell you how beneficial the MAcc has been for me in terms of work and personal growth and what a great help it was for the CPA exam.” – 2007 MAcc graduate
Through our small, highly-selective program, you will develop a lifetime network of friends in accounting-related fields. You can call on this network when you are considering changing cities, careers, or just looking to reconnect. Beginning with the 2010-2011 academic year, we have elected to limit our enrollment to 20-25 outstanding applicants. This will allow us to enhance one of our primary strengths – the close-knit community of scholars and professors developed through our program – and to build upon that competitive advantage in the saturated market of MAcc programs. We do not want you, as a student in our program, to feel like you are just a number. We pride ourselves on student interaction and involvement in the classroom experience. If you are interested in an intimate graduate program with close interaction between students and faculty, where you matter, then read on!
Do you like to share your knowledge and experience with others? Have you ever thought about teaching someday? Beginning with the 2010-2011 academic year, we have offered select MAcc students the opportunity to teach the discussion sections of our introductory-level accounting classes, and so far the response from both our MAcc instructors and the undergraduates enrolled in those courses has been overwhelmingly positive. Through this exciting opportunity, you will build self-confidence, perfect your presentation and public-speaking skills . . . and bone up on those introductory accounting topics (which is sure to come in handy when you begin your career)!
Our graduates are heavily recruited with national placement – we are a target recruiting school for the Big Four public accounting firms as well as other national, regional, and local public accounting and consulting firms, corporations, and financial industries.
“Miami MAcc graduates have a noticeably superior business sense, a deeper understanding of business relevance, and quickly gain staff and client trust.” – Crowe Horwath recruiter
With over a 95 percent placement rate, recent graduates have begun their career in the major Midwestern markets, with many going to Chicago, while others have gone to New York, Washington D.C., Denver, Seattle, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, and overseas. One of our recent graduates was selected for a prestigious FASB internship in Norwalk, CT.
The Miami MAcc program’s emphasis is on a long-term career in an accounting-related field. Our courses in risk management, fraud, ERP systems, corporate finance, and tax planning combine to prepare you for a career, not just an entry-level position.
“If you're looking to equip yourself with the tools to succeed in any business environment, keep an open mind and work hard in this program. I would choose this program a thousand times over if I had to do it again.” – 2010 MAcc graduate
A key component of our program is interaction with international accounting executives. Recent guests in our MAcc classrooms include Ernie Almonte, chairman of the AICPA, and Lynn Good, group executive and CFO of Duke Energy. In the spring, you will participate in the Executive Conference on Governance, Risk Management, and Reporting sponsored by our Center for Business Excellence.
“I never would have imagined I would get the opportunity to have engaged conversations with top executives on issues facing the global society. This was an amazing opportunity.” – 2009 MAcc graduate
Interested in learning more? Please peruse this site for more information and application details. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a campus visit, please request information or contact me. I look forward to hearing from you!
Mrs. Gretchen Radler
Academic Program Coordinator
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