University of Wisconsin–Madison

Our Academic Programs

Business: Accounting

4117D Grainger Hall of Business
975 University Avenue
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Kristen Fuhremann
Phone: 608-262-0316
Fax: 608-265-4192
Email: macc@wsb.wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):
M.A.cc
Named Option(s):
Tax (M.A.cc)

About the Business: Accounting Program

The MAcc program offers students the opportunity to develop strong technical and professional skills. The consistently outstanding record of our accounting graduates on the CPA exam is solid evidence of our program's commitment to professional success. We also place a strong emphasis on co-curricular activities that allow students to develop in their communication, leadership, team work and research skills. Our historical post-graduate placement rate is 91%.

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Additional Policy

Department sponsored funding is available on a competitive basis to all MAcc students. Students must have completed one year with the department before applying for an assistantship.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.