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Degree Requirements

​Course Requirements

Twelve courses are required to complete the Master of Science in Audit and Advisory Services (MSAA) degree.  Of the twelve required courses, nine are required and three are selected from among business electives.  Students may not repeat at the graduate level course material that was completed as part of their undergraduate degree.  Please consult with an academic advisor for clarification.

Students must complete the following nine required courses (36 hrs):

In addition, students must complete three open business electives (12 hrs). 

The following classes may not be taken for elective credit: ACC 500, ACC 505, ACC 541, ACC 542, ACC 543, ACC 545, ACC 547, ACC 548, ACC 550, ACC 551, ACC 554, ACC 555, ACC 690, ECO 502, FIN 455, MGT 502 or MGT 504. 

ACC 545, ACC 550 and ACC 551 are approved for credit in the combined Bachelor's/Master's program.​

Degree Requirements

  1. Satisfactory completion of the 9 required courses and 3 required electives as approved by the faculty program director.

  2. A minimum of 48 earned graduate credit hours applicable to the MSAA degree (waived credits are not considered earned hours).

  3. Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirement.

  4. ​All courses taken for credit toward the degree must be completed with satisfactory grades within six calendar years after the candidate's first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.  After a lapse of six years a course is expired.  An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree without the permission of the faculty program director or the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.​

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Note: The Master of Science in Audit and Advisory Services (MSAA) was previously called the Accountancy (MACC). ​​​