Online Master of Accountancy Curriculum

Earn a Master of Accountancy.

Our online Master of Accountancy (MAcc) curriculum is tailored to match your background and accelerates you towards your career goals. The program will  develop your competencies with in-demand skills to give you a competitive edge in a rapidly changing environment that align with today’s industry best practices.

OHIO’s MAcc program is designed for professionals of multiple backgrounds who wish to further their career in accounting. We offer an accounting path for individuals with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

For students without an undergraduate degree in Accounting, OHIO offers pathways to complete our Master of Accountancy program: for individuals with or without a business background. The courses within the business and non-business path ensure that students are well prepared for their accountancy graduate-level studies.

Three Ways to Get There.

Accounting Path

Designed for those with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, this path is for experienced accounting professionals. You will gain expertise to conduct analysis and leverage data to drive business decisions.

  • Completion: 30 total credits
  • Curriculum: Accounting Core + Data Analytics Track

Business Background Path

Those with an undergraduate degree in business (other than accounting) will cover all of the topics needed to transition from a degree in a business-related field to a Master of Accountancy.

  • Completion: 42 total credits
  • Curriculum: Accounting Bridge + Accounting Core + Data Analytics Track

Non-Business Background Path

Career changers with a bachelor’s degree in non-business studies like liberal arts, sciences, engineering, etc. will learn broad knowledge of business principles and accountancy to give you both a foundation and a competitive edge as you make your way to your accounting goals.

  • Completion: 45 total credits
  • Curriculum: Accounting Bridge + Accounting Core + General Business Track

Accounting Core Courses

All Master of Accountancy students will take the following courses:

ACCT 6100Advanced Managerial Decision Making3 Credits
ACCT 6200 Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services3 Credits
ACCT 6250Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination3 Credits
ACCT 6300Accounting Theory and Research3 Credits
ACCT 6400Advanced Tax Planning and Strategy3 Credits
ACCT 6500Professional Ethics and Communication3 Credits
ACCT 6800Contemporary Topics in Accounting (Capstone)3 Credits

Data Analytics Track

Those in the Advanced Accounting track and the Business Background Accounting Bridge Program will take the following courses:

MBA 6320Descriptive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6325Prescriptive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6390Predictive Analytics3 Credits

Accounting Bridge

As part of the Accounting Bridge Program, those in both the Business Background Track and Non-Business Background track will take the following courses:

MBA 6315Accounting for Executives3 Credits
ACCT 5010Intermediate Accounting Concepts3 Credits
ACCT 5020Advanced Accounting Concepts I3 Credits
ACCT 5030Advanced Accounting Concepts II 3 Credits

General Business Track

Designed to develop core business competencies for non-business majors, those in the Non-Business Background Accounting Bridge Program will take the following courses:

MBA 6320Descriptive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6340Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management3 Credits
MBA 6335Managerial Finance3 Credits
MBA 6370Management of Operations3 Credits