MAcct by the Numbers


  • 95% job placement rate upon graduation
  • University of Montana Business school is the only one in Montana with its own Career Development Director

Pass The CPA Exam

  • High pass rate on the CPA exam
  • CPA Review course is available only to MAcct students


  • Finish quickly – start summer session and finish the following summer
  • Scholarship opportunity – in your final  year, receive at least a $1,000 scholarship
  • AACSB-accredited program – the only one in the state with separate accounting accreditation


  • Certified faculty
  • All accounting faculty hold at least one certification such as the CPA, CFE, CISA, CMA, and CIA.
  • Faculty maintain an open door policy, providing personalized advising and individualized guidance

Student Groups

  • Beta Alpha Psi – graduate students automatically qualify to join and participate in the University of Montana Chapter
  • Graduate Business Student Association

Individualized Opportunities

  • Travel abroad - Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Romania and China
  • Small class sizes – between 18-30 students per class
  • Diversified electives - Business Valuation Techniques, Growing a Small Business, Big Data, Sustainability, etc.
  • Advanced topics in Auditing, Law and Ethics, Corporate Tax, Theory, and Financial Topics
  • Advanced Technology