University of Nevada, Reno

24 months
19698 USD/year
5510 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MAcc program, offered by the AACSB-accredited Department of Accounting at the College of Business, develops strong technical and professional accounting skills considerably beyond the introductory courses presented to undergraduates.

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Students completing the program receive a well-rounded business education. In addition to graduate accounting courses, students are exposed to basic courses in the functional area of business. The MAcc program emphasizes the skills needed to succeed in the business community, including teamwork, leadership and the ability to communicate effectively.

This program is designed to be a terminal degree for those looking to pursue a career in private or public sector after program completion and Certified Public Accounting certification. Students completing the program develop strong technical and accounting skills and are exposed to state-of-the-art tools and techniques preparing them for careers involving auditing, financial reporting, and taxation. Students who complete the MAcc program may typically begin careers as public, corporate or government CPAs or financial analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Taxation of Flow-Through Entities 
  • Accounting Research 
  • Accounting. Seminar / Current Topics 
  • Advanced and International Accounting 
  • Accounting Theory 
  • Governmental & Not-for profit
  • Taxation of C corporations
  • Special Topics (Forensic Accounting)
  • Taxes for Decision Makers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.7 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Requirements:
  • The online application
  • Any additional program specific requirements
  • Official transcripts (statement of marks)
  • Your resume or curriculum vitae
  • A statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official Test scores (GRE/GMAT, TOEFL/IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19698 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5510 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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