Rice Business Masters in Accounting (MAcc)


The world’s financial markets are demanding greater corporate transparency and higher quality financial reporting. As a result, there is a need for highly educated accounting professionals with critical thinking skills and integrity. Come be a part of it!

Why the Rice MAcc?

The Rice Master of Accounting (MAcc) program opens the door to a strong starting salary, an accelerated timetable for professional advancement, a network to accounting professionals and the lifelong prestige of holding a CPA license. You are taught by many of the same faculty who teach in Rice’s top-ranked MBA programs, and you benefit from an accomplished and supportive alumni network. The Rice MAcc gets you educationally qualified to sit for the CPA exam in Texas and most other states.

As a graduate of the Rice MAcc, you will excel in your ability to synthesize across disciplinary areas and comprehend complex ideas, along with possessing strong oral and written communication skills, a global perspective, and an ethical mindset. Your Rice MAcc degree opens doors to a myriad of careers. Graduates from our program have accepted offers in public accounting, consulting, investment banking/trading, and corporate accounting. And, our historical job placement rate of graduates has been at or near 100%.