The Master of Accountancy (M.ACC.) program at Saint Martin's provides students with professional knowledge of complex topics in accounting, tax, audit, business, and ethics. Courses will emphasize understanding and application of accounting principles and theories, incorporate professional ethics and support professional certification.

Program Highlights

  • The program operates year-round
  • The program consists of 30 semester credits and can be completed in 12 months by taking two (2) courses per term
  • All classes are offered in the evening to accommodate working students
  • Identify and research accounting principles and theories
  • Critically analyze and interpret accounting data
  • Become proficient in using accounting tools to make business decisions
  • Present information in professional written and oral communications

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The M.ACC. program operates on a five-term-per-year schedule. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. However, to receive priority consideration for admission and scholarships, applications should be submitted by the priority deadline of the desired session.

Priority deadlines

  • Fall 10 (August – October) -- July 15
  • Fall 11 (October – December) -- September 1
  • Spring 10 (January – March) -- December 1
  • Spring 11 (March – May) -- February 1
  • Summer (May – August) -- April 15

Saint Martin's University has created an academic program specifically for undergraduate accounting students who want to continue their education and complete a Master of Accountancy (M.ACC.) degree in one additional year.

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The program consists of 30 semester credits and can be completed in 12 months by taking two (2) courses per term. The official, most up-to-date class offerings can be found by using Self-Service or the Graduate Academic Catalog. For significant term dates refer to the Academic Calendar.

  • 0-15 semester hours of prerequisite courses
  • 12 semester hours of Accounting CORE requirements
  • 6 semester hours of Accounting elective courses
  • 6 semester hours of MBA requirements
  • 6 semester hours of MBA elective courses

2020-2021 graduate catalog

Financial aid and scholarships

Federal financial aid

Federal aid

Federal financial aid is available for graduate students who will be enrolled at least half time and are citizens, or eligible non-citizens, of the USA. Most federal aid for graduate students is in the form of direct loans. For more details about federal aid eligibility and the different types of aid available for graduate and professional studies visit:

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships

Saint Martin’s University offers a limited number of Graduate Assistantships to graduate students. Contact the Office of the Provost for more information.