Welcome to the Master of Accountancy (MAcct) Program

The University of Montana Master of Accountancy program is designed to meet you where you are. With its online format, students can achieve their master's degree and simultaneously get ready for the CPA exam through an engaging and interactive online learning experience.


Free Application Month

Get a free application waiver for the MBA, MSBA, or MAcct program during the month of January and February


There has never been a better and easier time to earn a graduate degree from the University of Montana College of Business. From Jan. 1 to March 1, the UM College of Business will waive application fees for the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) and Master of Accountancy (MAcct) programs.

Applicants will need to submit the Learn More interest form (listed below) in order to waive the graduate program fee on the official application.


The Montana MAcct

Accelerate your career potential with the Montana MAcct. The Master of Accountancy at the University of Montana offers more than just another year of coursework. Our curriculum is designed to help you develop a high level of technical knowledge, acquire in-demand data analytics skills, and to facilitate growth of peer and professional networks leadership capability for advancement in the accounting profession. Whether your interest is auditing, tax planning and strategy, technology and risk assurance, or wealth management, you'll be prepared for the CPA exam and to launch a fantastic career. Discover how we help students meet their goals and learn more about our program.


Ranked #14 nationally for schools with 16 or fewer faculty.

For all schools of all sizes in the Western U.S., the MAcct program is ranked #20.

According to the Public Accounting Report.


Job placement rate for MAcct students upon graduation.


UM MAcct students pass the CPA Exam at a rate well above the national average.

The CPA Exam pass rate for all sections attempted is 79% 
(30 percentage points more than the 49% national average).


Thanks to our outstanding donors, the College of Business awards over $93,000 in scholarships to graduate business students each year!


Small class sizes allow for personalized attention. Most classes have between 18-30 students registered.


The only AACSB-accredited program in the state with separate accounting accreditation.


Apply Now!

If you have questions about the UM MAcct program, contact businessgradprograms@umontana.edu or 406-243-2064.

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