Integrated Master of Accountancy

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Obtain your bachelor’s in accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree in as little as four years in this integrated study program at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management.

This program is strongly recommended if you’re planning to obtain professional certification as a certified public accountant (CPA). To qualify to sit for the CPA examination, you must have completed 150 semester hours of study at the university level, including specific credit hours and courses in accounting and general business.

Our integrated program fulfills these requirements in the state of Ohio and saves qualified students both time and money while equipping you with the skills and knowledge attractive to top accounting firms.

This additional preparation will prepare you to make immediate contributions in careers such as:

  • Public or corporate accounting
  • Government or not-for-profit accounting
  • Consulting
  • Corporate finance
  • Commercial or investment banking
  • Education

Applying to the Program

  • Undergraduate students must apply for and be admitted to the MAcc program, ideally applying in fall of junior year. This includes students who were offered early admission to the integrated study program in accountancy.
  • Because of the necessity for proper planning of coursework, undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to design a comprehensive study plan as early as possible in their studies with their Weatherhead School undergraduate adviser.
  • Admission to the MAcc is usually based on academic preparation and achievement, especially in accounting and general business coursework, and genuine interest in accounting (determined by essay responses and letters of recommendation).

The following materials are typically required when applying to the MAcc program.

Essay and Current Resume

  • These items are required of all applicants. 

Two Recommenders

  • As part of submitting your application, you will be required to enter the names, relationship and contact information of two recommenders. We reserve the right to contact your recommenders directly if we need more information about you as a candidate for this program.


  • Candidates may be required to have an in-person interview with one or more faculty members from the Department of Accountancy

Application Deadlines

Integrated admissions is ongoing throughout the school year, beginning in the fall, continuing throughout the spring semester and into the early summer months for the August start of the program.

Generally, students should apply for the program in the semester or year before they plan to begin taking graduate courses. This typically means that you should apply during your sophomore year (fall or spring semester) for admission to the program if you plan to begin your integrated courses in the fall of your junior year or apply during your junior year (fall or spring semester) if you plan to begin your integrated courses in the fall of your senior year.

Fall 2024

Application Deadline

Notification Date

Round 1

November 1, 2023

December 21, 2023

Round 2

January 9, 2024

March 15, 2024

Round 3

March 5, 2024

May 3, 2024

Round 4

April 30, 2024

July 1, 2024

Note: An offer of admission cannot be issued if an application package remains incomplete. If an application remains incomplete, Weatherhead School reserves the right to withdraw or deny the application. After the final round deadline applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed as space in the cohort remains available.


Significant academic scholarships and graduate assistantships are available to students in the integrated BS/MAcc program. Students are encouraged to work with their Weatherhead School undergraduate advisers to arrange study plans that maximize their undergraduate and graduate scholarships. Both domestic and international students are eligible for MAcc scholarships.

CWRU Non-accounting Majors

CWRU undergraduate students who did not or are not majoring in accounting are eligible to apply for the Master of Accountancy program and are eligible for certain application requirement waivers. Non-accounting undergraduate students will be required to complete a set of prerequisite courses that would extend the program to approximately two years depending upon how the coursework is arranged.

Contact Us

For more information, visit the MAcc program page or contact Tiffany Schwendeman, assistant dean, undergraduate and integrated study programs.