Jan 23, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, MAcc

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Contact: Dr. Heather Hermanson
Director, Master of Accounting Program
Office: Burruss Building Room 239A
Phone: (470) 578-6041
Email: heatherhermanson@kennesaw.edu

Web address: http://coles.kennesaw.edu/macc/index.php

Program Description

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree program is an accelerated, cohort-based graduate program designed to help undergraduate accounting (business) majors achieve their professional career goals and certification requirements in a dynamic learning environment. The School of Accountancy at Kennesaw State University is home to one of the largest accounting programs in the State of Georgia and home to the internationally recognized Internal Audit Center. The Accounting degree program is fully accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

General Requirements for Admission to the MAcc Program

MAcc admissions are granted to candidates showing high promise of success in graduate accounting study.*  Candidates are evaluated on the following components:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume
  • Academic background with an accounting concentration
  • Optional Letters of Reference (up to two)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)**

*International applicants have additional requirements; see Graduate Admissions .

** GMAT waivers are granted to high-achieving students.  Please see GMAT waiver form in online application.

Transfer Credit

No transfer credits are permitted for this program.


Expectations for satisfactory graduate level student performance are detailed in the Academic Policies section of this catalog. In addition, the MAcc requires a minimum grade of C in each course. Failure to maintain a C in any course is grounds for dismissal from the program.

Petition to Graduate

Each MAcc student must petition to graduate at least one semester prior to completion of program requirements.

Readmission to the Master of Accounting Program

As this is a two semester intensive cohort program, any graduate students who do not complete the program with the cohort in which they were admitted must apply for readmission to the MAcc program. Upon reapplication, the director will determine the courses required for completion. To apply for readmission visit http://www.kennesaw.edu/graduate/admissions/forms.php

Program of Study

Students complete a total of 30 credit hours made up of 18 hours of core courses and 12 hours of electives.

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