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Accountancy - Public Accounting

12 months
16836 USD/year
16836 USD/year
5828 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business has offered a Masters of Accountancy - Public Accounting degree at Southern Utah University for over 25 years. The AACSB Accredited MAcc Program was established to satisfy Utah's requirement of 150 hours to take the Certified Public Accounting exam.

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The Accountancy - Public Accounting degree at Southern Utah University provides greater breadth and depth to further develop the knowledge and skills to enter professional accountancy. With nearly a 100 percent placement rate, most graduates with a masters degree in accounting are employed by accounting firms or government agencies in Utah, Nevada, and California. Typical jobs include positions in taxation, auditing, and controllership.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use quantitative analysis and information technology to support decision making.
  • Effectively communicate information relevant to accounting.
  • Develop resolve to have moral courage in accounting.
  • Prepare for a professional career in accounting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Tax 
  • Cost
  • Advanced Accounting 
  • Auditing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

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.

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

  • Submit a completed online application, along with the non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Complete a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution prior to matriculation.
  • Submit official transcripts from each college or university attended. Official transcripts must be submitted directly from each prior institution to SUU. Applicants who have graduated from Southern Utah University do not need to submit a transcript.
  • Submit a professional resume that includes employment history, academic accomplishments and highlights managerial and leadership experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8418 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    16836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8418 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    5828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2914 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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Accountancy - Public Accounting
Southern Utah University