Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

MAcc BW Page & Application

Click the link below to access BW's MAcc page. You'll have access to the application, program features, upcoming events & conferences, and more!

2022 - Upcoming Networking Events & Conferences

NOTE: 2 Events and/or Conferences are required in completion of the MAcc Program. Students are able to attend one each semester or attend two in one semester.

List of Upcoming Events: Please reach out to Dan Schrag if you are interested, so he can get you registered for free!

  1. 10/17/22 from 12:45-4:30pm (Virtual)                                                                                                                                                 The Institute of Internal Auditors - Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Quality Assurance Review (QAR)
  2. 10/21/22 at 10am (Virtual, TEAMS link will be available on website as meeting date approaches)                                 Ohio Accountancy Board and NASBA - The CPA Exam & the how-to's of applying, preparing, and passing the exam. Includes a regular meeting and a presentation by Patricia Hartman, Director of Client Services, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)
  3. 11/21/22 from 8am-4:30pm at Cleveland State University                                                                                                          Institute of Internal Auditors - CSU Extravaganza

What is the MAcc Program?

Are you interested in a Graduate-level Accounting degree to prepare you to work in the Accounting Profession and gain 150 credit hours to apply and sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam?

BW's Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Program is 30 credit hours and offers a rigorous, analytical, & technological-driven curriculum that prepares students for the accounting profession and CPA exam. Students benefit from integrated professional networking & career recruiting opportunities. The MAcc Program will prepare students for careers in public accounting, industry, government agencies and more.

Why Pursue the MAcc?

This innovative program combines an advanced accounting education with a powerful CPA exam preparation & state-of-the-art technology. Upon completing the 30-credit hour program, students will be eligible for a CPA license after successfully passing all four exam sections. Students will be prepared to take the exam through the MAcc Program's two-semester capstone class embedded with the industry-leading Becker CPA Review Course materials. In addition, all MAcc students have access to BW Career Services, including career recruiting and networking. You will also have access to the mentorship program with members of the Accounting Advisory Board.

Noteworthy Features

  • Becker CPA Review incorporated into tuition & courses.
  • Flexible options to enroll full-time or part-time. Begin classes in Fall, Spring, or Summer & attend day and/or night classes
  • One-to-One mentoring program with BW Accounting Advisory Board members
  • Prepare students for careers in the Accounting profession and for candidacy to sit for the CPA exam
  • Leverage BW Career Services, counseling, and business events

When Can I Apply?

Applying to the MAcc Program is an efficient online process. There is no application fee and entrance exam scores are not required.

Application materials must be submitted to allow sufficient evaluation time prior to the start of any semester. All continuing BW Undergraduate Students have their two recommendation letters waived at application. On the application, enter you current advisor's name in one recommendation slot and Dr. Chase's name in the other slot.

You can submit your application 2 years prior to your first semester!

  • Full-time MAcc Program is completed over two-semesters: Fall & Spring. Students can begin in either semester, depending on when he/she graduates with his/her Bachelor's degree.
  • Part-time MAcc Program can begin in either fall, spring, or summer.

Ohio Board of Accountancy Scholarships

Are you worried about how to afford the 5th year, 150 hour requirement to license as a CPA in the State of Ohio? There are scholarship funds available through the Ohio Board of Accountancy!

The Ohio Board of Accountancy offers scholarship money to students who plan to pursue their 5th year studies to the point where they have earned what is needed to educationally qualify for the CPA licensure in the State of Ohio. Thousands of dollars is available!

Click this link to access the scholarship application!

Once you navigate to the website, type in the search bar, "Education Assistance." This is the area where you can locate the criteria and application. A few things you need to help you complete an application:

  • File FAFSA (ACC needs to see that you have a legal residence in the State of Ohio to qualify)
  • Accepted & Registered for classes in pursuit of gaining the required courses & 150 credit hours for CPA licensure
  • Tuition billing statement


Please reach out to any of the Accounting faculty or the Accounting Association's MAcc Representative.