Wingate University Charlotte - MAC Program

ABOUT MASTER OF ACCOUNTING

As of the Fall of 2020, Wingate University’s Master of Accounting (MAC) Program will be conveniently located at Wingate’s Ballantyne Campus in the heart of south Charlotte in the Ballantyne Corporate Park. The MAC Program has been serving Charlotte area professionals since 2010.

Part- and full-time course loads are available, with classes held during weekday evenings via a cohort model that commences each Fall semester and combines superior academic quality with affordable tuition.

MAC Program At-a-Glance

LEARN NOW, PAY LATER

For students who receive assistance through their company’s tuition reimbursement program, tuition payments are deferred until the end of each semester, which can save out-of-pocket expenses.

One of the best values in MAC programs in Charlotte

MAC CURRICULUM

Our MAC curriculum is taught by accounting faculty who combine academic and practitioner oriented experience. In order to ensure adequate preparation for financial professionals, the curriculum:

  • Consists of 30 credit hours which includes ten three-credit courses 
  • Delivers eight courses in-person, one course online, and one course as a hybrid 
  • Fulfills the 150 credit hour requirement and prepares students to sit for the CPA exam 

Course Descriptions

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Master of Accounting degree at Wingate University Ballantyne is offered as both a two-year and a one-year program. A new student cohort commences each Fall semester. Courses are held throughout the Fall, Spring and Summer during weekday evenings to meet the needs of adult professionals continuing their education while holding full-time corporate positions in the Charlotte area. 

Take advantage of the MAC Program's course sequences which allow you to complete the degree requirements in only one or two years. Our part-time sequence includes two courses per semester, which is typically two nights per week (but less in the Summer) and is completed in under two years. The full-time sequence includes four courses per semester, which is typically four nights per week (but less in the Summer) and is finished in just one year.

MAC Course Sequencing

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

While a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required, it is possible to join our Wingate University MAC Program if you majored in a field other than business. All you need to do is satisfy these required undergraduate prerequisites:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Federal Income Tax Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Finance
  • Business Statistics
  • Mathematics (College Algebra or Calculus)

These prerequisites may be satisfied based on a final grade of a “C” or better in each course from your undergraduate institution.

APPLY

Our Charlotte MAC Program accepts applications on a rolling basis for the Fall semester cohort, so applicants are reviewed and accepted throughout the year, with admission possible up until the beginning of Fall semester. 

Your application to our MAC Program in Charlotte is evaluated for:

  • Bachelor’s degree and GPA. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution is required.
  • Our review of your official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended.
  • Official GMAT scores. Our MAC institutional code is 00G-NM-92. A GMAT waiver may be considered in certain situations.
  • Online application
  • Current resume and professional work experience

Please submit all application materials to our south Charlotte campus address:

Wingate University Ballantyne - MAC Program
11430 North Community House Road, Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28277

MAC APPLICATION

Any questions, please contact Mark Bryant, Assistant Dean for Graduate Business Programs (704-233-6003, mbryant@wingate.edu).

 

TUITION 2020-2021

MAC Credit Hour

$575

Three Credit Hour MAC Course

$1,725

Ten MAC Courses

$17,250

Wingate's MAC GMAT code: OOGNM-92

The Porter B. Byrum School of Business is ranked #2 out of 27 in NC, and #45 out of 711 nationally (top 10%), in College Factual's "Best for the Money" category

 

The Porter B. Byrum School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is the leading accreditation association for business education for institutions with a focus on teaching excellence. ACBSP accreditation assures students of a commitment to overall quality, academic rigor and continuous improvement in business education.