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Accountancy, M.A.C.C.

Darla Moore School of Business

The Master of Accountancy is a highly customizable program that will help build your confidence and the communication skills needed to stand out in the accounting field.

You'll benefit from a program that has seen decades of refining and innovation to prepare students for successful careers. The program was founded more than 50 years ago and has had consistent and quality placement for students: 100 percent of U.S. domestic students are placed in firms throughout the state, region and nation.

Program Highlights

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    Top-ranked Faculty

    Take small classes with top-ranked faculty members who have the connections you need to get you where you want to go.

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    Customizable Curriculum

    Supplement a strong core curriculum with courses tailored to match your interests in just 10 months.

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    Real-World Experience

    Get access to the same software, tools and tasks you will use after graduation, ensuring your ability to succeed.

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    Ace the CPA Exam

    Prep for the test via a required practice exam, focused study/test weeks and free/discounted study materials to ensure your success.

What You’ll Study

For students with an undergraduate accounting degree, the program, which consists of 10 courses, takes just 10 months to complete. You’ll choose from three tracks: taxation, business measurement and assurance, and information systems and control. We also offer specializations, certificates and the ability to further customize your degree, including study abroad options.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Budgeting

    Creating a financial plan by estimating expenses and revenues to allocate resources effectively

    Manage Budgets

    Creating and implementing financial plans to achieve specific goals and objectives

    Analytical Reasoning

    Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions

  • Attention to Detail

    Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project

    Presentation Skills

    Preparing and delivering effective and engaging presentations to inform, persuade or inspire

    Problem Solving

    Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Public Accountant
  • Private Accountant
  • Governmental Accountant
  • Educator

Workplace Settings

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Taxation

I chose the Moore School MACC program because I’ve always heard great things about their reputation. A lot of my partners during my internships throughout undergrad told me that every single year they brought in new recruits, and USC was always on a higher level compared to everyone else.

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