Pacific's Master of Accounting (MAcc), offered by the Eberhardt School of Business, is a graduate program designed to prepare students for licensure as Certified Public Accountants (CPA) under California's education rules.

The Eberhardt School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Eberhardt Student Success
Susan Te ’15

"The MAcc program well prepared me to start my career at Deloitte & Touche LLP as an Auditor and now as a campus recruiter. The program and relationships with peers and professors helped me develop a skillset that has helped me grow both personally and professionally."

Susan Te ’15
BS Accounting/MAcc

Susan Te

MAcc students do not need to have an undergraduate degree in accounting. Those with an accounting degree will finish the MAcc program in two semesters. Those without an accounting degree will finish in three to four semesters.

MAcc students benefit from customized career services offered by the Eberhardt Career Services center. Services include individual career counseling, resume review, and numerous events and employer networking opportunities.The MAcc program has a 100 percent placement rate within three months of graduation.

Curriculum

The Eberhardt School offers intellectually challenging coursework that goes beyond the traditional business school curriculum to emphasize the skills employers value most such as communication, professional ethics and applied research. Advanced courses include:

  • Supply Chain Financial Management
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Advanced Federal Taxation
  • Financial Statement Analysis

The program also includes seven units of ethics-related coursework as well as courses in leadership, negotiation and corporate social responsibility.

Outcomes

Eberhardt MAcc graduates obtain employment at all of the “Big Four” accounting firms, at all of the large regional accounting firms, and at smaller, local firms. 
 
Eberhardt MAcc graduates achieve overall pass rates on the CPA exam that are higher than the average of other California universities and higher than the average of other AACSB accredited business schools. 

Faculty

Graduate students in the Eberhardt School benefit from close working relationships with dedicated and passionate professors. Our distinguished faculty members are firmly engaged in the national accounting community and provide students with exceptional opportunities for experiential learning.

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Master of Accounting
Application Process

The admission process involves a holistic review of each applicant's background and experiences. The following are required for admission through our application in GradCAS
(gradcas.liaisoncas.com):

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Official Transcripts
  • Resume
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

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