Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Goodman School of Business

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program is designed to encourage the development of critical thinking, analysis and communication skills. By facilitating personal growth and the ability to adapt and respond to a complex and changing environment, the program helps you acquire advanced knowledge and accounting and related aspects of business. 

The BAcc and MAcc are accredited by CPA Canada. 

Information for current Goodman BAcc applicants

Brock’s BAcc/MAcc CPA Pathway will allow you to complete all the required courses and modules for the CPA designation. Upon graduation from the proposed MAcc CPA Pathway, Goodman BAcc (Stream A) graduates will go directly to the CFE.

Graduates of Goodman's BAcc must apply to the MAcc in their final year of study.

Upon successful graduation from the proposed Goodman BAcc (Stream A) MAcc program:

  • You will have completed the Core 1 and Core 2 modules as part of your BAcc degree.
  • You will have completed all four CPA elective modules and have exceeded the elective requirements of CPA Ontario.
  • You will not be required to take any challenge exams.
  • You will have completed two integrated capstone modules.
  • You will not be required to complete out-of-class coursework as part of the CPA PEP.
  • You will have completed the CPA PEP program in 8 months of full-time study, instead of 2 years of part-time study
  • You will proceed to write the Common Final Evaluation (CFE) in the September immediately following your graduate program.

In the proposed Goodman MAcc CPA Pathway, you will complete all four CPA elective modules: Assurance, Performance Management, Tax and Finance.  You may also choose to complete a minor in finance, human resource management or marketing.

Proposed BAcc/MAcc CPA Pathway:

Brock CPA Pathway for Legacy Students

Information for non-Goodman applicants

The proposed MAcc program will launch in January 2015 and will involve 7 months of full-time study.

Upon successful graduation from the MAcc program:

  • You will be prepared to be a strategic and well-rounded professional in accounting.
  • You will have completed advanced courses in tax and corporate finance.
  • You will have completed a rigorous curriculum similar to the CPA PEP program. 
  • You may have completed a minor in a foundational area of business such as Finance, Human Resource Management or Marketing. 

MAcc graduates who did not complete Goodman's BAcc (Stream A) will need to consult directly with CPA Ontario to find out remaining requirements prior to sitting the CFE.