Accountancy students

Master of Accountancy

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Accounting Department

College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Engaging in Accounting

The University of Idaho Master of Accountancy provides students with a deep understanding of accounting and its dynamic role in business. Our program is one of the few in the world accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. This highly valued degree will help put your career on the fast track and prepare you to compete for exciting opportunities at top firms and corporations worldwide. 

Fast Facts

  • AACSB Accredited accounting programs
  • Provides Experiential Learning opportunities
  • Small class size
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Internal auditor
  • Tax accountant
  • Public accountant
  • Corporate accountant
  • Accounting consultant
  • Financial analyst
  • Business manager
  • Corporate controller
  • Financial reporter
  • Financial planner
  • Project manager



Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Job Placement In the last three years, 95 percent of our accounting graduate students have accepted a position before or shortly after graduation. Your Master of Accountancy degree prepares you to compete for well-paying positions in top corporations and consulting firms in the region, nation and around the world. Our graduates are actively recruited by large firms and companies.
Degree Prep Admission to the M.Acct. program requires (1) a B.S., B.A., or B.B.A. degree from an accredited college or university, (2) acceptable GMAT examination score, (3) an undergraduate grade-point average of at least 3.00, and (4) a minimum TOEFL score of 575 (if applicable).
Degree Roadmap The Master of Accountancy degree program has primary emphasis areas or tracks that include auditing and financial accounting, corporate accounting management and controllership, government and not-for-profit fiscal management, international accounting, accounting information systems analysis and design, and taxation. Other emphasis areas or tracks are permitted, subject to approval by the departmental graduate committee.

View the Master of Accountancy Graduate Checklist
Scholarships The Department of Accounting has many scholarship opportunities for their students.  Learn more about the scholarship opportunities.  
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Hands-On Learning
  • VIEW Entrepreneurship Program
  • Vandal Solutions
  • Barker Capital Management and Trading Program
Internships Accounting students do internships at many corporate businesses and then go on to be hired after graduation.  A few examples of these corporations are:
  • BDO
  • Boeing
  • Caesar's Entertainment
  • Clearwater Paper
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Coeur d' Alene Mines
  • Deloitte
  • Eide Bailly
  • Elgee Rehfeld Mertz
  • Ernst and Young
  • Hecla Mining
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • JR Simplot Company
  • KPMG
  • Micron
  • Moss Adams
  • Presnell Gage
  • Protiviti
  • Ripley Doorn and Company
  • Schweitzer Engineering Labs
  • Stryker
  • Supervalu