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Master's in Accounting | University of Oklahoma Online










Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

John T. Steed School of Accounting

Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business


Nationally Accredited Program

The John T. Steed School of Accounting is one of a select number of accounting programs that has its own accreditation with AACSB, the organization that accredits top business schools. The accreditation offers assurance that the program is of the highest quality and provides appropriate preparation for the CPA Exam. 

The Online Master of Accountancy prepares students for success on the CPA exam and beyond in a convenient, online format. Program can be completed in 21 months.


AACSB Accredited Program


100% Online Available

Admission Deadline:

July 15

Program Start Terms:

Fall, Spring and Summer


Designed for working professionals, the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) from OU can be completed in as little as 21 months. The program helps students prepare for the CPA Exam in a convenient online format.

Example Courses:

    Advanced Accounting

    Advanced External Auditing

    Income Tax Accounting II

    Accounting Ethics and Professional Responsibilities

    Financial Statement Analysis

    Accounting Theory & Research

    Fraud Examination

    Financial Management


    Management of Information Systems

    Business Data Analysis

    Project Management

    Operations Management

    Law of Commercial Transactions

    Business Ethics and Legal Issues


    Organizational Behavior

Those without an accounting degree are able to earn their MAcc once all prerequisite coursework requirements have been met. The number and sequence of required courses is based on your academic and professional background. Since every situation is a little different, please complete the contact form and your enrollment counselor will be in touch to review your personalized plan of study with you.

Prerequisite requirements depend on undergraduate degree, work experience and professional experience. Those considering the MAcc should complete the contact form to discuss their specific requirements with an enrollment counselor.

Students may be required to take coursework or demonstrate proficiency on the following topics:

    Financial Accounting

    Managerial Accounting

    Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II

    Cost Accounting

    Accounting Information Systems

    Income Tax Accounting


    Computer Skills


    Business Statistics

    Business Finance

    Business Law


Strong Alumni Network

Graduating from the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma connects you to thousands of graduates. With a rich tradition and history, graduates have opportunities to network with Sooners already in the accounting profession through many formal and informal networks.



Student Experience

Unlike larger MAcc programs at other universities, the OU MAcc provides personalized attention for each student. From helping you select the right courses to assistance in preparation for the CPA exam, this program offers incredible service for every student.



Academic Excellence

Price College Accounting faculty are leaders in their field, routinely sought after to speak at major global conferences and consult to government agencies and businesses. Many of the faculty are published in major accounting journals as well as former industry leaders.


An Investment in Your Future

Tuition for the online Accounting program is $32,500* for the entire program. Fees associated with the program are included in this cost. Books and materials are additional.

Once accepted into the program, students are required to submit a $350 non-refundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class.


Program Details

Non-Accounting Majors

Those without an accounting degree are encouraged to complete the contact form to discuss their personalized prerequisite requirements with an enrollment counselor. Once the prerequisite requirements have been met, applicants can follow the instructions listed below.

Accounting Majors

Applicants seeking direct admission to the MAcc must have completed an undergraduate degree in Accounting, usually with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0. If you don’t meet this requirement, please complete the contact form to discuss personalized prerequisite requirements with an enrollment counselor

To apply for the online MAcc program, students are asked to submit:

  • Completion of the online application and payment of the application fee 
  • Standardized test scores (GMAT waiver available based upon work experience and/or outstanding academic performance)
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • TOEFL (for international applicants) – minimum required score:

                    600 (paper-based)

                    250 (computer)

                    100 (internet-based)

  • Additional documents:


                    Personal Statement

                    Letter of Recommendation (optional)    

Applicants interested in starting in the upcoming semester should submit all required materials as soon as possible.  Once the class is full, applicants will be asked to apply to next starting term.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

In general, University Tuition Waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs or courses. This includes, but is not limited to, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waivers and faculty/staff waivers. 

If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please contact the Online Aid office by emailing or calling at 405-325-2929.

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Program Contacts:

Enrollment Counselor:

Phone: (405) 561-2612

Schedule a Time to Meet


Beth Stetson, JD, PhD, CPA
Director and Charles C. and Virginia Ann Weddle Professor of Accounting  and Associate Professor of Accounting