Chatham University

12 months
987 USD/credit
987 USD/credit
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The Master of Accounting (MAcc) program from Chatham University is designed to help prepare students to take advantage of the many opportunities available in the field of accounting and play an important role in the preparation for taking the CPA and/or the CMA examinations. 

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Whether a student desires to work in private industry, the not-for-profit sector, or governmental entities, a degree in accounting can lead to a dynamic career with skills that are highly valued in the marketplace. The MAcc is a flexible program designed to fit students' career goals and is available to college graduates of all majors.

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) program from Chatham University requires students to take 30 credits (approximately ten courses). These include eight required core courses (24 credits) in the accounting curriculum and two elective courses (six credits.) The electives may be accounting courses or approved courses from Chatham's Master of Business Administration (MBA) curriculum. For students who do not have an accounting or business background, four additional pre-requisite courses will be required. 

MAcc courses at Chatham alternate class session weeks throughout the Fall and Spring semesters. Non-session weeks require coursework equal to the credit hour requirement for the course. This hybrid schedule makes the program more flexible and convenient for our students while offering the same academic rigor of typical courses.

MBA Graduate Assistantships

Work as a graduate assistant in a flexible, fast-paced office environment while pursuing full-time MBA studies. In addition to providing financial assistance, these positions offer valuable hands-on experience, expanded learning opportunities, and professional skill development.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Financial Accounting Principles 
  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Individual Tax Accounting
  • Government and Non-Profit Accounting
  • Accounting Theory
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Cost Analysis
  • Advanced Tax Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 alternative credits


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.
3 (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.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.  Applicants with less than a 3.0 who show extreme promise through other achievements may be granted conditional admission.
  • Pre-requisite courses in Financial Accounting and Business Statistics (completed prior to enrollment)
  • Completed Application Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    987 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 987 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    987 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 987 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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