Master of Accountancy

Come here, study here, stay here

Lipscomb is located in the heart of Nashville, a booming city that will afford you tremendous opportunity to launch your accounting career and connect with a diverse professional network. We place significant emphasis on developing the practical skills necessary to be successful in your accounting career. 

Our graduates are in demand by national and regional accounting firms as well as some of the biggest names in healthcare, manufacturing and the entertainment industry. 

Prepare yourself to become a CPA

Our curriculum is sequenced to align with the CPA exam to better prepare you for success.

  • 30 hour program
  • 3 academic tracks available
    • Audit
    • Tax
    • Data and Analytics
  • Guaranteed full-time busy season internship
  • Global business experience
  • Open to any undergraduate major
We offer meaningful financial assistance with significant scholarship opportunities based on GMAT Scores of 600+


Class Profile

Program Highlights

Global Business Experience: Build relationships within your cohort on an international business trip as you explore the intricacies of international accounting and finance.

Scholarships: Qualify for substantial scholarships with a GMAT score of 600 or above with eligibility for a full scholarship with a score of 700 or above. Lipscomb will also award a $1,000 scholarship for each section of the CPA exam passed during Fall and Spring semesters. Applications received before the deadline will automatically be considered for scholarships. 

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

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

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

Who are we looking for?

Successful applicants have a GMAT score higher than 500 and an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0. Special consideration may be given to applicants whose GPA falls below the 3.0 minimum. 

Not an accounting major?

Begin your CPA journey with our Accounting Boot Camp that fulfills the admission requirements for the MAcc program. Click here for information about Accounting Bootcamp

Learn More

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.

Contact Us

Karen Risley
Director of Graduate Enrollment- MHA, MMHC
615.966.5145, office

Kaitlyn Stanfield
Graduate Enrollment Recruiter- MAcc, Fast Track MBA
615.966.5284, office

Will Scism
Graduate Enrollment Recruiter- Executive MBA
615.966.5193, office