Accounting, Business,
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Why Study Accounting, Business, and Economics at Juniata?

Juniata College

Master of Accounting (MAcc)

The Master of Accounting program is designed to prepare students for entry into a world where individuals must have a command of relevant knowledge about accounting, management, and economics, and have a capacity to apply that knowledge in addressing problems and making decisions. The program will emphasize the development of skills necessary for a productive long‑term career along with a firm understanding of accounting theories and concepts. This understanding and development of skills will give students the knowledge they need to do well on the CPA Examination and achieve their career goals.  Additionally, accounting skills are highly valued in the marketplace and can lead to career possibilities in corporate, non-profit sector, and governmental work. The Masters Application can be mailed to Professor Dominick Peruso.

The MAcc program is designed to develop the following seven capabilities of our graduates:

Degree Plan for the Master of Accounting

Below are the courses by semester for the MAC program.

Fall Semester


Course

Title

Credits

AC 535

Auditing

4

AC 537

Cost Accounting

4

AC 532

Corporate Taxation

4

AC 534

Advanced Accounting

3

AC 539

Accounting Research

1

Total Credits

16

Spring Semester


Course

Title

Credits

AC 533

Governmental &  Nonprofit Accounting

4

AC 536

Federal Taxation of Individuals

3

AC 538

Forensic Accounting

3

AC 539

Accounting Research

2

EB 563 or 565

Financial Markets & Institutions or Financial Theory & Analysis (offered alternating years)

4

Total Credits

16

Entry to the MAC program requires completion of the following courses or equivalents.

Prerequisites

Course

Title

Credits

EB 131

Financial Accounting

3

EB 232

Intermediate Accounting I

4

EB 233

Intermediate Accounting II

4

EB 203 or EB 204

Introduction to Business Law or Legal Regulations of Business

3

EB 223

Principles of Microeconomics

3

PL 230

Business Ethics

3

EB 211

Business Statistics or approved statistics course

3

MA 130

Calculus

4

Total Credits

27

Applicants to the program from outside Juniata College will have to have taken equivalent classes at another college/university.    All applicants must have earned a bachelor degree from an accredited institution before being admitting into the program. Also, applicants are required to take the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).  Personal data from the application will also be taken into consideration.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition for the MAcc program is $750 per credit.  The total for the 32-credit program equals $24,000.  On-campus housing and meal plans are available as space permits.  Students are also required to pay technology and activity fees.

 

To apply to the program, complete the application form and send to:
Dominick Peruso, Chair, Accounting, Business, and Economics
Master of Accounting Program
Juniata College
1700 Moore Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652.