Accountancy (MAcc)

This program is designed for graduates of Goodman’s BAcc program. This program will start you on the path to the Common Final Exam (CFE) and your CPA designation.

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program encourages the development of critical thinking, analysis and communication skills. The program prepares you to become a strategic and well-rounded professional in accounting and provides you with advanced coursework covering the CPA elective modules of Assurance, Tax, Finance and Performance Management. In addition, our program covers the content for Capstone 1 and 2 which provides you with the necessary integration and case analysis skills to prepare you for successful completion of the Common Final Exam (CFE).

This is not a funded program.

Entry point:



Course based – Eight months / 10 courses (full-time)

Application deadline:

The application review begins February 1 of each year and applications will be reviewed until the program is full. We encourage you to apply early, due to the competitive nature of the program.

Pre-Admission Assessments

We are happy to review your Brock transcript or CPA assessment and IELTS/TOFEL score (if applicable), before you apply to our MAcc program.

A pre-admission assessment is the best way of assessing your eligibility/competitiveness for the MAcc program.

To request a free pre-admission assessment, log-in/ create an account on Goodman’s Graduate Portal and click on ‘Pre-assessment’ in the left-hand navigation.

Admission requirements

    • Successful completion of a four year Canadian Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, with an accounting concentration including courses in advanced financial accounting, cost and management accounting, advanced auditing, advanced personal and corporate taxation, business/management information systems, corporate finance, economics, Canadian business law and integration and problem solving with an average of not less than 75% (mid-B) over the last two years of full-time undergraduate study.
    • Minimum English language Proficiency score (if applicable):
      • TOEFL iBT: 105
      • Academic IELTS: 7.5
  • APPLICATION DOCUMENTS (all documents must be submitted electronically)
    • Online OUAC application
    • Application fee ($130 CAD)
    • Scanned original transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
    • Two academic references provided by business faculty members
    • Statement of interest
    • Resumé
    • Scan of official TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score (if applicable)