Required Classes

Applicants with bachelor’s degrees in disciplines other than business and accounting will need to complete the following prerequisite courses before enrolling in the MAcc program. 

  • Principles of Accounting I & II     
  • Federal Income Taxation (individual)
  • Principles of Auditing

If you have not taken one or more of these classes in either an undergraduate program or another graduate program, you have several options for completing them:

  • Take the appropriate undergraduate courses at Lipscomb OR any other 4-year accredited institution. Lipscomb offers an adult degree program in the evenings for working professionals.
  • Enroll in the Summer Accounting Boot Camp which will satisfy all prerequisites needed for admission to the MAcc.
  • The Certificate of Accountancy (CAP) program offers students the opportunity to complete accounting core classes in 12 to 18 months in the evening.

Application Requirements

  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • References
  • GMAT
  • Official Transcripts
  • Interview

You can start an application and upload parts along the way, everything does not need to be submitted at once.

Transcripts can be sent to:
1 University Park Drive
Swang 240 - Graduate Business Office
Nashville, TN 37204