Master of Accounting

The Pre-MAcc Seminar will focus on technical accounting knowledge. The knowledge and training that students gain in this non-credit seminar will enhance their ability to perform successfully in the required and elective courses for the Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree at The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business.

In addition, the Pre-MAcc Seminar will accelerate preparation for the CPA examination. Key U.S. financial accounting concepts that are relevant to the coursework in the MAcc degree and the CPA examination will be covered.

Pre-MAcc Program Benefits:

  • Satisfy intermediate-level financial accounting prerequisite for MAcc degree program
  • Save time and money: The seminar can save as much as two terms of coursework for business graduates with majors in fields other than accounting
  • Have an easier transition into graduate courses in accounting and business
  • Receive early guidance for those planning to take the CPA examination in the US
  • Network with faculty and other MAcc students
  • Earn a certificate for completion of the seminar

Pre-MAcc Program Details: 

Eligibility: Enrollment in the Pre-MAcc program is limited to students who have already applied and been admitted into the Fisher MAcc program.

Dates: Thursday, July 25 - Friday, August 9, 2024 (No Saturday classes)

Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day

Topics: Statement of Cash Flows, Revenue Recognition, Receivables, Plant Assets/Depreciation/Intangibles, Investments & Bonds, Bonds Payable/Notes Payable/Operating Leases/Capital Leases, Stockholders' Equity, EPS & Deferred Taxes, Pensions, Comprehensive Statement of Cash Flows

Location: Gerlach Hall - Room 285

Cost: $1,950

Prerequisites: Introductory Financial Accounting

Faculty: Tzachi Zach

Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 3, 2024

2024 Pre-MAcc Program Registration


zack molle

The Pre-MAcc program was instrumental in my success in the MAcc. Though challenging, the Pre-MAcc provided an extremely solid foundation to hit the ground running. I would not have achieved my accomplishments, both in recruiting and in the classroom, without spending those few weeks intensively studying accounting.”

Zach MolleMaster of Accounting, Ohio State University, B.S. Journalism, Syracuse University


Eric Luehmann

Participating in the Pre-Macc seminar was the perfect way for me to hit the ground running. The curriculum is tailored to help you succeed academically in the MAcc program and the instruction is personalized to each individual. It ensures your fundamentals are sound before you begin a busy schedule of classes and recruiting. I felt well-prepared to contribute in the classroom alongside my peers who had majored in accounting.

Eric LuehmanMaster of Accounting, Ohio State University, B.S. Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University


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