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 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

Stockton campus

In-person program

2 semesters to complete*

Graduate faster
and get hired

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 Management Center. Services include individual career counseling, resume review, and numerous events and employer networking opportunities.

Eberhardt MAcc graduates secure employment at firms of all sizes including the Big Four (Deloitte, EY, KPMG, & PwC), large multi-state, regional, and local CPA 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. 

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.

Go beyond
traditional classes

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.

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Eberhardt School of Business

3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA  95211