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General questions prior to applying can be directed to our Graduate Recruiters.
Once you have applied, questions about the application process should then be directed to our Graduate Processors.
Graduate Recruiters: Located in the Multidisciplinary Studies Building 4.01.52
Office Hours: 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Monday, Wendesday and Friday - virtual office hours
Tuesday and Thursday - in-person
Phone: (210) 458-4331
Fax: (210) 458-4332
Contact Graduate Processors:
Phone: (210) 458-7985
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student ID in the form of abc123) if they have not been submitted as part of your application.
Unofficial Transcripts and Other Documents for Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 must be uploaded directly to the application.
Basic Degree Information/Description
The Master of Accountancy (MACY) is a comprehensive graduate degree in accounting that provides students with solid theoretical foundations as well as, opportunities to focus on areas such as taxation, auditing, and financial reporting. The MACY degree incorporates four theoretical and applied components that prepare students well for their careers as professional accountants. There is a constant demand or well-trained accountants in both the private and public sectors. Increasingly, the Master's degree is being seen not just as a preferred, but as a required credential for entry into the public accounting profession.
The Master of Accountancy (MACY) degree is designed to accommodate applicants with a degree in any field. Applicants must either complete the equivalent of a B.B.A. degree in accounting from an accredited institution or must enroll in the MACY core courses plus certain accounting courses set out by the Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Accounting. Students whose background is in business, but who have completed MACY core courses or their equivalents seven or more years before entering the program may be required by the MACY Admissions Committee to successfully complete or test out of the MACY core courses. MACY core courses may be taken simultaneously with the MACY requirements, subject to course prerequisites and approval of the Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Accounting.
Why Pursue a Master of Accountancy?
The Master of Accountancy is the most expeditious way for students to complete the 150 credit hour educational requirement to sit for the Certified Public Accountant Examination in Texas. A typical undergraduate student (120 hours), regardless of prior major, can reach the 150 credit hour limit and meet the accounting coursework requirements (30 hours) to sit for the exam by completing the MACY program.
- The minimum number of semester credit hours required for this degree, exclusive of coursework or other study required to remove admission deficiencies, is 30 hours.
- For more information about required coursework, please see the Graduate Catalog.
|Required Degree||Must complete the equivalent of a B.B.A. degree in accounting from an accredited institution or must enroll in the MACY leveling courses plus certain accounting courses set out by the Director of Masters' Programs in Accounting.|
|Other Degree Requirements||Students whose background is in business but who have completed MACY leveling courses or their equivalents seven or more years before entering the program may be required by the MACY Admissions Committee to successfully complete or test out of the MACY leveling courses. MACY leveling courses may be taken simultaneously with the MACY requirements, subject to course prerequisites and approval of the Director of Masters' Programs in Accounting. Please contact the department for more information.|
|General University Requirements||Must meet university wide requirements.|
|Application||A completed a Graduate School application.|
|Transcripts||Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.|
|Resume or Curriculum Vitae||A current resume with employment and other relevant experience is optional.|
|Letters of Recommendation||Letters of reference are optional.|
|Statement of Purpose||A personal statement.
|Test Scores||Official GMAT, not older than five years.|
|Evaluation of Foreign Credentials||
All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America.
|International Applicants||Must meet international graduate student admission requirements