Master of Science in Accountancy

The Biggest Names in Accounting Have One Name in Common – Walsh

The top companies want the top people. That’s why Walsh graduates are in such high demand. Ranked eighth in the nation, the Master of Science in Accountancy (MAC) at Walsh goes beyond the numbers.  You will learn how to think analytically and communicate the importance of financial statements, income tax planning, and business accounting to your clients, teams, and organizations.

The Walsh MAC prepares students with a non-accounting background for a career in corporate or private accounting and includes required prerequisite credit hours for the Certified Public Accounting licensure.


Why Walsh?


Nationally-Ranked Program

The Walsh Master of Science in Taxation was ranked #8 nationally by TaxTalent in the 2018 Top in Tax Educational Survey. 

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Learn From Proven Business Minds.

Eighty percent of Walsh accounting faculty are licensed CPAs who bring their real-world experience into the classroom.

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Expand Your Network

Walsh alumni can be found in nearly every Fortune 500 company in Michigan. Whether you attend online or on-ground, you will have the chance to directly interact with faculty and your classmates, helping you build your professional and personal networks.

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Flexibility and Personal Attention

The Walsh MAC combines online and on ground instruction with personal attention from faculty in small class settings. With no GMAT required, four term start dates and year-round registration, you can start anytime and plan your academic year in advance.


Master of Accountancy Courses

The Walsh MAC will help you master financial analysis and accounting fundamentals and equip you to:

  • Analyze and prepare tax forms and statements for businesses.
  • Manage assets, including stocks, bonds, real estate, and derivative securities.
  • Advise in raising and investing money, capital structuring, and capital budgeting.
  • Perform audits of various industries and businesses.
  • Direct in security and investment management.

Apply today 

Ready for the rest of your life? Apply online or speak with an advisor today. Call the Admissions office at 248-823-1600 or email admissions@walshcollege.edu. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, and walk-ins are welcome on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Master of Science in Accountancy for Accounting Graduates Courses

The MAC for Accounting Graduates offers concentrations in data analytics, finance, or taxation and can be completed in 10 courses or 30 semester credit hours. 

What Our Graduates Are Saying

"Walsh is THE authority in business and accounting education in metro Detroit. I'm proud to be an alumna.”
Regina Nock, BAC '11, MAC '12
Senior Accountant, Freedman & Goldberg CPAs, PC
“For me, it was significant to learn about real-life experience in the business world. At Walsh, you get a balance between what is in the book and what happens in real life. The Walsh experience prepares students for the real world and that is important.”
Ivan Guner, MSA '84
Senior Vice President, Global Business Finance, Oracle Corporation

Employment Opportunities

Every business needs a good accountant. 1,000 companies recruit at Walsh, including the Big 4 accounting firms. Walsh alumni work in nearly every Fortune 500 company in Michigan, and with lifelong career services, you’ll have the tools and resources to help you find a new job, navigate a career change, or advance in your current role with personal attention and experienced staff.

Join the Walsh Family

Your network is a valuable asset. Make new connections by joining the Walsh  Accounting & Taxation Student Organization (ATSO), which is open to all current and prospective Walsh students. The ATSO connects you with fellow students and provides real-life, hands on experience through volunteer opportunities with the Accounting Aid Society, Crohn’s Foundation, and March of Dimes.

*2018 Top in Tax Educational Survey according to tax employers

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).