What You Will Learn

The mission of the Montana MAcct program is to provide breadth and depth in accounting, taxation, and business to develop a high level of understanding, skill, and leadership capability for advancement in the accounting profession and other related business careers.  In short, you’ll learn to be a competent professional.  You will complete a rigorous accounting core (18 cr) and have flexibility in choosing electives (12 cr), including internships and courses in the hottest topics facing accounting professionals.  You will master both technical and soft skills such as teamwork and communication by frequently working together on projects and cases. All students must pass an exit exam at the end of the program to graduate.

The MAcct Director evaluates your transcript to ensure you have prerequisites to set you up for success.

Accounting Core

  • Accounting & Data Analytics
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Audit
  • Advanced Financial Topics
  • Accounting Theory
  • Accounting Law & Ethics

Sample Electives

  • Tax Research
  • Auditor Judgment
  • Tax & Business Strategies
  • VITA
  • Accounting Problems (CPA prep)
  • Sustainability Reporting
  • Business Valuation
  • Communicating Financial Information
  • Business Writing
  • Accounting Internship