Online Master of Accountancy Frequently Asked Questions

Online MAcc Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the tuition?
Cost Per Credit

  • $950 per credit (Ohio resident)
  • $969 per credit (non-Ohio resident)

Total Tuition
Accounting Path – Individuals with a Bachelor’s in Accounting

  • $28,500 (Ohio resident)
  • $29,070 (non-Ohio resident)

Business Path

  • $39,990 (Ohio resident)
  • $40,698 (non-Ohio resident)

Non-Business Path

  • $42,750 (Ohio resident)
  • $43,605 (non-Ohio resident)

*Cost subject to change. It does not include fees.

Does Ohio University offer scholarships?
Ohio University’s College of Business is proud to offer scholarships to those seeking to further their graduate education. If you are an Ohio University alumni; student veteran or active military; or corporate partner you are automatically eligible to receive an automatic $5,000 scholarship. Click here to learn more.

When I graduate, what will my diploma read?
Your diploma will read “Master of Accountancy.” Your diploma will not say the word “online.”

How long is the Online Master of Accounting program?
For students who enter the oOline MAcc program with a bachelor’s in accounting, the program is comprised of 10 courses (30 total semester credit hours) and takes 5 semesters to complete.

For students who enter the online MAcc program without a bachelor’s in accounting, but an undergraduate degree in a business-related field, the program is comprised of 14 courses (42 total semester credit hours) and takes 7 semesters to complete.

For students who enter the online MAcc program without a bachelor’s in accounting or an undergraduate degree in a business-related field, the program is comprised of 15 courses (45 total semester credit hours) and takes 7.5 semesters to complete.

Does the Ohio University online Master of Accounting require the GRE or GMAT?
Ohio University’s Online MAcc does not require the GRE or GMAT for admission.

Are there campus visit requirements?
All MAcc candidates are required to attend one on-campus, weekend-long (Friday afternoon-Sunday) Professional Development Workshop. Students also have the option to participate in two more workshops throughout the program, but those are not required.

What type of student support can I expect during the program?
At Ohio University, each student is assigned a personal Student Support Advisor who will be with you throughout your time in the program. To discuss the program’s structure and support in greater detail, contact your Enrollment Advisor.

Are there any prerequisite courses needed if my degree isn’t in accounting?
Students who enter the online MAcc program without a bachelor’s in accounting are required to complete an additional four foundation courses before beginning the core curriculum. Students without an undergraduate business degree also take four (4) additional general business courses.

How will I communicate with my professors?
Your professors will participate in the class discussion areas with you. Also, they will provide virtual office hours if you need individual attention.

What can I expect the coursework to be like?
You should expect that course work will be application-based. You will learn based on real-world scenarios and expect to apply them both in and outside of the classroom environment.