The AACSB-accredited Master of Accountancy (MACC) program, from WSU's Barton School, combines an in-depth study of accountancy with broad exposure to all aspects of business and management—equipping you with the skills and knowledge you'll need for career advancement, or a career switch, in the public or private sector.

Learn how accountancy is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

Full admission to the MACC professional curriculum requires:

  1. An undergraduate degree in accounting, or the functional equivalent, from an AACSB-accredited institution.
  2. An overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.20 on a 4.00 scale.
  3. A grade of B (3.0) or better in all undergraduate accounting courses.

Inside the Program

Business school relocates to new, state-of-the-art building

Wayne and Kay Woolsey Hall, the new home of the Barton School of Business, is now open on the Wichita State University Innovation Campus. The 125,000-square-foot, LEED-certified facility is designed to foster collaboration among students, faculty and partners in the business community, as well as provide students with more internship opportunities.


The MACC program requires a minimum of 30 hours depending on your academic background. Students without a bachelor's degree in accounting can expect to complete additional hours for their MACC degree.

In addition to the traditional master's degree in accounting, the Barton School also offers two specialized concentrations: accounting information systems (AIS) and taxation.

Courses are offered during the evening to accommodate adult learners.


A graduate degree in accountancy from Wichita State's Barton School will help you take the next step in your career—while opening doors to new career possibilities.

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