Customize your MAcc degree to your career goals

Master of Accountancy (30 credits)

Tailor your degree to best fit your accounting career goals with the master of accountancy at Davenport University –– one of only eight schools granted special accounting accreditation by the IACBE. Customize the curriculum for your master's degree in accounting with a specialty track in finance, fraud exam and auditing, managerial accounting or professional accounting. 

Davenport’s special IACBE accounting accreditation lets you know you’re choosing one of the top accounting schools for your MAcc degree. Earn an online master of accounting through Davenport’s innovative Global Campus or complete your MAcc degree on Davenport’s W.A. Lettinga Campus in Grand Rapids. Whichever option you choose, you’ll benefit from accounting faculty who have real-world experience in the subjects they teach, from advanced auditing to strategic cost management. 

Prepare for jobs as an accountant

Through Davenport’s customizable MAcc degree, you will graduate ready and in demand for a range of jobs as an accountant. The MAcc program prepares you to take certification exams in your area of career interest, including the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Certified Financial Manager (CFM) exams. 

Explore classes for Davenport’s MAcc program

The core courses in the MAcc program give you the necessary knowledge and skills you need for success in jobs as an accountant. Whether you pursue an online master of accounting or on-campus MAcc degree, you’ll learn from professors who are industry experienced. With an average class size of 20 students, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to collaborate and develop connections that can lead to future jobs as an accountant.  

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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Davenport is 1 of only 8 schools with IACBE accounting accreditation, a designation reserved for top accounting schools.
Davenport’s two-year, streamlined MAcc program requires only 30 credit hours — even less if you have existing certifications.
Choose from one of four specialty tracks: finance, fraud exam and auditing, managerial accounting and professional accounting.
Earn a 100% online master of accounting degree through our Global Campus or take courses on our Grand Rapids or Lansing campuses.

Why earn your MAcc degree at Davenport University?

Through Davenport’s master degree of accounting, you’ll learn from professors who are CPAs and industry experts. They’ll give you what you need to pass your certification exams and have a successful accounting career.

Experience the Davenport difference:

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Prep for certifications

Learn the ins and outs of studying and preparing for certification exams, including the CPA, CFE, CMA, CGFM, CFM & CIA.


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IACBE accredited

Davenport has specialized accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). 


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Credit for certifications

If you have already earned a certification in an area that the MAcc program offers, you can use it to transfer in credit to Davenport University.


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Experiential learning

Strengthen your knowledge, critical thinking and leadership skills through hands-on projects, presentations and simulations.


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Launch your career

100% of MAcc graduates successfully land jobs as an accountant —and 100% are satisfied with their Davenport accounting education.


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Choose from six start dates and enroll full or part time, online or on campus. No GMAT or GRE required for Davenport’s MAcc degree.


“The master of accountancy program elevated both my collegiate and professional career. The instructors bring real-world examples that set students up for success and push them to be the best that they can be.”

-Spencer Hondorp, MAcc/BBA 2018

Staff Accountant, Andrews Hooper Pavlik PLC

Get started on your master degree of accounting

Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your master of accountancy at Davenport.    

Talk to an admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at

Apply now or request more information

Excel in jobs as an accountant with Davenport’s MAcc degree.  Request more information or begin your application now.

Additional resources

Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
View a full list of those programs and courses