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Why UHV’s Master of Accountancy?

Are you working as an accountant, but want to get ahead in your career by earning your Certified Public Accountant designation? Or are you interested in switching careers and joining the exciting, fast growing field of accounting? If so, UHV's Master of Accountancy program is the perfect fit for you.

A Master of Accountancy from UHV will prepare you to pass the CPA exam making you “150 ready” and very desirable to accounting firms.

When you complete the program, you will be ready to apply what you have learned and begin seeing a payoff from all the hard work you have put in for the last several years.

Through this program, you will learn how to exercise your professional judgment and make the right accounting-related decisions in all kinds of situations.

A Master of Accountancy will put you on the fast track to rapid career development. Accounting is the key to unveiling and managing the performance of an entity.


Degree Requirements

The Program Experience

First Step to Your Accounting Career

You have thought long and hard about where you want your accounting career to take you, and all signs point toward becoming a CPA.

If this sounds like you, advance your accounting career with the UHV Master of Accountancy program. It will provide an enriching academic experience to close the gap between where you are and where you want to be.

Part-time students who take six hours a semester can complete the Master of Accountancy in about two years. Full-time students taking between 12 and 15 hours a semester can finish in about a year.

Both part-time and full-time students also can take summer classes to speed up their degree completion and prepare to sit for the CPA exam even sooner.

Contact us about waiving the GMAT exam and to learn more about financing your degree.

Take the Next Step

A Master of Accountancy prepares you for a wide range of careers:

  • Auditing
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial / Managerial Accounting
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Internal Auditing
  • Internal Control
  • Litigation Support
  • Non-profit Accounting
  • Tax Planning
  • Valuation Appraisal

Key Benefits of UHV

What makes UHV’s Master of Accountancy program so special?

You will have smaller class sizes with plenty of personalized interaction with your professors.

UHV’s unique culture and emphasis on diversity in all areas (students, faculty, class types) will introduce you to many diverse cultural backgrounds and ultimately allow you to make a greater impact in today's global world. The Master of Accountancy will prepare you excel as a professional accountant.

No matter where you plan to work after graduating, UHV’s Master of Accountancy will help you put your best foot forward and ensure you have the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed.

Who Should Apply?

The Master of Accountancy is a program designed to build on the fundamental accounting concepts learned in an undergraduate accounting program. If you are interested in topic areas such as auditing, data analysis, financial reporting and taxation, this is the right choice for you. Don't worry if you do not have an accounting background - with just a few accounting prerequisites - you will be on your way to earning your masters! (See program prerequisites for details.)

If you are looking to complete your CPA, this program, along with your bachelor’s will prepare you to become 150-ready.

With courses available online and face-to-face in Victoria and the UHV instructional site in Katy, we aim to be as flexible as possible to fit your busy lifestyle.


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ULiza Lybolt
My degree at UHV helped me with starting a business.
Liza Lybolt, 2017 Global MBA in Accounting; 2015 BBA in Accounting
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UHV Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

The University of Houston-Victoria's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, offered in partnership with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, provides free tax return assistance to individuals and families who need help with preparing and filing their federal income tax returns. The program is available during tax season, February through April. 


UHV: 3007 N Ben Wilson St., University Center 216, Victoria, Tx

UHV Katy: 22400 Grand Circle Blvd., Room 209, Katy, Tx


  • $60,000 or less annual income
  • U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or resident aliens only


Qualified individuals are encouraged to contact the VITA Program Coordinator.

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