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Graduate Information

Graduate programs offered through the Accounting Department at Penn State

Accounting Ph.D. Program

The Accounting Ph.D. program at Smeal is one of the top Ph.D. programs in accounting throughout the country, and is designed to help prepare candidates for successful and productive careers as faculty members. Only GMAT scores are accepted for admission to the Accounting Ph.D. program.

Please contact Dr. Karl Muller at or 814-865-0202 for more information on the Ph.D. program.

Master of Accounting (MAcc)

To be licensed as a certified public accountant (CPA) in nearly every state, including Pennsylvania, individuals must now complete 150 hours of education to better meet the expanding demands of the profession. Both the Integrated and One-Year MAcc Programs will fulfill this educational standard.

Please contact Dr. Benjamin Lansford at or 814-867-3556 for more information on the Integrated MAcc Program.

Please contact Dr. Scott Collins at or 814-865-1529 for more information on the One-Year MAcc Program.