Master of Accountancy Program

Headquartered in one of the nation's fastest growing cities, Lipscomb University allows you to start your accounting career by living and working in Nashville as the city's explosive growth continues to build demand for accountants and CPAs. Our student-focused Master of Accountancy program is developed and taught by seasoned professors, many of whom have made significant contributions in the private sector. Because of their focus on advancing the academic and professional development of their students, our graduates are in demand by the Big 4 firms, government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies across the country.

Building Your Future

Our 30-hour master's program, offered primarily on weekday evenings, is tailor-made for students wishing to take and pass the CPA exam while completing their master’s degree. The Lipscomb University College of Business is dedicated to preparing students for their role in accounting by providing exceptional academics in a faith-based environment and opportunities you won’t find elsewhere.

Class Profile


Scholarships: Qualify for substantial scholarships with a GMAT score of 600 or above. Also, Lipscomb will award a $1,000 scholarship for each section of the CPA exam passed during Fall and Spring semesters.

CPA Pass Rate: 63% CPA Exam pass rate for 2016 MAcc students, ranked second in the state of TN.

Full-Time Busy Season Internship: Make $8,000-12,000 in a Spring Term 1, three credit hour, full-time busy season internship.

100% Job Placement: 100% of students have jobs upon completion of the program.

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For additional information or questions regarding financial aid, please contact the Financial Aid office at

Contact: Brian Masterson, Chair - Accounting, Finance and Economics Department at

Learn more about our admission requirements for the MAcc program.