Master of Accountancy (MAC)

About the Program

Do you want to pursue a career in accounting, but have a bachelor's degree in another area? Our online master’s degree program will prepare you for success in the accounting field in as little as two years. You’ll study part time and work at your own pace under the guidance of our accomplished faculty members.

Our curriculum will build your accountancy skills and knowledge. The program is AACSB-accredited, so you'll gain an understanding of the field’s professional standards and the role it serves in organizations. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Illinois.

Program Mode of Delivery

The coursework for these programs is 100% online.


Information about specific course requirements can be found in the NIU course catalog.

Applying to the Program

When applying to NIU, the academic department has some specific steps to follow.

Why NIU Online?

We know you have responsibilities and commitments. It's just easier if you're able to take classes where you are without the commute. The good news is that with NIU, you're not alone. Your classmates and instructors are available via the same technology that helps deliver your classes. In our classrooms or in your living room, we want you to succeed academically because your future is our focus.

Program Type: Online part-time MAC
College: College of Business
Credits Required: 33 credits
Tuition per Credit: $834.75 (Learn more about tuition and fees)

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For applicants residing in the U.S.

Term Deadline
Summer April 20
Fall August 14


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