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Master of Accounting


Wingate University’s Master of Accounting (MAC) Program IS 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 and Spring semester (starting in the Summer may also be possible in certain cases) and combines superior academic quality with affordable tuition.

MAC Program At-a-Glance


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


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


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 (August) semester and Spring (January) 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


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.


Please submit all application materials via any of the following options:

Our Charlotte MAC Program accepts applications on a rolling basis for the Fall and Spring semester cohorts, so applicants are reviewed and accepted throughout the year, with admission possible up until the beginning of the Fall (August) and Spring (January) semesters.

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.  Unofficial versions may be emailed to or uploaded through our application portal; Official versions should be sent from your university directly to “Wingate Graduate programs” or may be emailed directly to
  • Official GMAT scores. Our MAC institutional code is 00G-NM-92. A GMAT waiver may be considered in certain situations. Unofficial versions may be emailed to or uploaded through our application portal.
  • Online application (see the link to the application below)
  • Current resume and professional work experience (may be emailed to or via our application portal)
  • There is no application fee.

Please submit all application materials via any of the following options:

  1. Via email to Dori Grassau at
  2. Via our application portal through our online application noted below
  3. Via Mail to our South Charlotte Ballantyne Campus address:

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



In accordance with federal regulations, we’ve dedicated a Title IX Coordinator responsible for the administration and implementation of Wingate University’s Title IX compliance efforts. If you have Title IX questions, complaints or concerns, please contact:

Title IX Coordinator:
Nancy Horak Randall
Efird Building

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR). The OCR ensures institutions receiving federal funding comply with Title IX regulations.



If you feel you’ve been the victim of sexual harassment, misconduct, assault or violence or sex discrimination, we encourage you to reach out. That goes for students, faculty, staff, visitors and applicants for admission or employment. Federal and state laws prohibit retaliation against individuals who file a complaint in good faith or participate in an investigation involving an alleged Title IX violation.


TUITION 2021-2022

MAC Credit Hour


Three Credit Hour MAC Course


Ten MAC Courses



*Other than textbooks, there are no additional fees or costs for the MAC program."    

Wingate's MAC GMAT code: OOGNM-92

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