Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

Academics

The Online Master of Accountancy will require completion of 30 credit hours, 15 of which must be at the 8000 graduate level, during a minimum of three consecutive semesters (Fall, Spring and Summer). Students may take the coursework over multiple years to assist with professional and personal commitments. The Online MAcc consists of the following course requirements:

1.      Professional Accounting Education:

a.      Required Courses:

  • Auditing Theory and Practice (Acct 7384) (3 credit hours)
  • Accounting and Business Strategic Analysis (Acct 8450) (3 credit hours)

b.      Accounting Electives (15 credit hours)

1.      Recommended Online MAcc Electives:

  • Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders (Acct 8373)
  • Accounting Ethics (Acct 8401)
  • Tax Research (Acct 8423)
  • Financial Accounting Theory and Practice III (Acct 8436)
  • Governmental Accounting and Budgeting (Acct 7365)
  • Professional Accounting Internship (Acct 7940) – Spring or Summer
  • International Accounting (Acct 8419)
  • Internal Auditing (Acct 8404)
  • Fraud Examination (Acct 8424) or Forensic Accounting (Acct 8438)
  • Advanced Audit (Acct 8444)

2.      Core Business Electives:

a.      Business Electives (9 credit hours)

  • Legal Aspects of Business Organization and Operation (Mgmt 7540)
  • Operations Management (Mgmt 7010)
  • Human Resource Management (Mgmt 7020)
  • Organizational Behavior (Mgmt 7030)

Sample plan of study

Fall

Credits

Spring

Credits

Summer

Credits

ACCTCY 8436

3

ACCTCY 8450

3

ACCTCY 7365

3

ACCTCY 8373

3

ACCTCY Elective

3

ACCTCY Elective

3

ACCTCY 7384 or Elective

3

Business Elective

3

 

 

Business Elective

3

Business Elective

3

 

 

12

12

6

The above plan of study is designed for a student to complete the coursework in one year. There would be options to complete one or two courses in each semester based on professional and personal commitments. As the size of the program continues to grow additional, course availability could increase.