Required Prerequisites

A list of the required prerequisites for the Penn State Master of Accounting (Macc) program.

Required Prerequisites

The following Penn State courses (or their equivalents at another institution) are prerequisites for the Penn State Smeal MAcc Program:

  • ACCTG 211 - Intro to Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • ACCTG 403w - Auditing
  • ACCTG 404 - Managerial Accounting
  • ACCTG 405 - Principles of Taxation
  • ACCTG 471 - Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • ACCTG 472 - Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • MIS 301 - Business Analytics

If you do not have the required prerequisites for the program, contact us today to learn how you can graduate with a Smeal MAcc degree in as little as 15 months by enrolling in Smeal's Accounting Foundations graduate certificate.