Accountancy Courses

University of Missouri-Columbia
Master of accountancy
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Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. Students will be invited to attend career fairs, symposia, professional development workshops and other campus events.

Successful completion of the master’s degree requires 30 credit hours of required course work.

As a prerequisite to the course work below, you must possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. You also must have successfully completed the following foundation courses or their equivalents. To evaluate your transfer credit, visit

  • ACCTCY 2026/2036/2136H Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACCTCY 2027/2037/2137H Accounting II (3 credits)
  • ACCTCY 3326 Intermediate Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACCTCY 3328 Accounting Information Systems (3 credits)
  • ACCTCY 3346 Intermediate Accounting II (3 credits)
  • ACCTCY 3347 Cost and Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCTCY 4353 Introduction to Taxation (3 credits)

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The chart below shows when courses in the master’s degree are traditionally offered. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

Nondegree-seeking enrollment

Prior to acceptance into the program, you may enroll in up to 12 credit hours as a nondegree-seeking (in some cases, post-baccalaureate) student. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance. Learn more about nondegree-seeking university student admissions.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

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This program is administered by the School of Accountancy