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TAMU-CC Graduate Accounting Program Ranks 11th in the Nation for Most Affordable

March 01, 2016

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Master of Accounting program (MAcc) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been ranked as one of the 30 Most Affordable Graduate Program in the nation by Accounting Degree Review.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s MAcc Program, which ranked at No. 11 on the national list, came in at No. 2 out of only five Texas colleges that made the list according to Accounting Degree Review. The college accounting programs from across the nation were evaluated based on information available to the public for accreditation, academic quality, student satisfaction and reputation in the field and cost. The costs of the programs were calculated based on tuition and fees for out of state full-time students who have bachelor’s degrees in accounting who started the program in fall 2015.        

“We’re very proud of our Master of Accounting Program here at the Island University,” said Dr. John Gamble, Dean of the College of Business. “Our program is not only one of the most affordable in the nation, but it is also highly recognized for the quality education it provides to working accounting professionals.”

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree prepares professional accountants to fill high-level positions in accounting firms and business enterprises. The program length is approximately one year of full-time study for the typical Bachelor of Business Administration graduate with an accounting major. Courses that students can take are Integrative Seminar in Accounting, Tax Consulting Planning & Research and Accounting Theory. The estimated tuition for this program is approximately $12,000.

The business and accounting degree programs in the College of Business at A&M-Corpus Christi have maintained their accreditations by the AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a distinguished recognition achieved by  less than five percent of the world’s business programs. Every college on Accounting Degree Reviews’ list is accredited by AACSB. Currently, only 170 institutions have received the AACSB accreditation.