Master of Accountancy
The accountancy program at Rocky Mountain College is designed to prepare students for careers in public, governmental, not-for-profit, or industrial accounting. The program is designed to allow students to build on skills and knowledge developed through undergraduate coursework to become skilled, entry-level professional accountants upon graduation. The curriculum is based on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) core competencies and prepares students to sit for the certified public accountant exam. In its entirety, the program is comprised of both undergraduate and graduate study, which leads, ultimately, to the Master of Accountancy degree.
Students who enter the accountancy program as baccalaureate degree holders from an institution other than Rocky Mountain College must meet only the master’s degree requirements and will graduate only with the Master of Accountancy degree. These students should consult with their academic advisor to ensure that, in total, their academic preparation makes them eligible for the CPA exam. Depending upon the student's academic background, additional courses may be necessary to become eligible for the CPA exam.
For information about undergraduate programs in accounting, see Accounting/Accountancy.