Shorter University

Master Online
12 months
525 USD/credit
525 USD/credit
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Shorter University’s online Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program is offered 100% online and can be completed in as little as 12 months.


The program is designed to provide professional preparation for the accounting industry. Many states/jurisdictions now require or will require 150 semester hours of education for obtaining the CPA certification. Shorter University’s Accountancy is a 31 semester hour program designed for individuals with an undergraduate degree in accounting or a related discipline.

Career Opportunities

  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for CPA’s is expected to see much faster than average employment growth over the next decade. 
  • The employment of accountants is expected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Financial Accounting 
  • Current Issues in Accounting 
  • Seminar: Auditing & Assurance Service 
  • Financial Statement Analysis 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Business Analytics and Research Methods 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




31 alternative credits



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.
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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.50 (on a 4.00 grading system). Applicants will be considered eligible for admission if their undergraduate GPA in the final 60 hours of their enrollment is a 2.50 or greater on a 4.00 scale.
  • GMAT score of 450 points. The GMAT may be waived if the applicant has five years of professional experience, is a graduate of Shorter University, or has completed a graduate degree from an accredited institution or the applicant is currently enrolled in the “Early Access” program and has completed at least one graduate level course prior to completing your undergraduate degree.
  • Evidence of completion of a U.S. baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution or its equivalent. The applicant is responsible for providing official transcripts from each institution attended. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    525 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 525 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    525 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 525 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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