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MACCT Advanced & Tax Concentration Checklist

Effective Fall 2014. Updated: 12/01/2015

The Advanced and Tax Concentrations are each a 33-hour program of study and designed for individuals who have already earned a BBA with a concentration in accounting.

The degree consists of five graduate core accounting courses, a minimum of four graduate courses in the student's area of concentration and two approved graduate accounting or business electives.

Required Coursework (15 semester hours)

MGMT 546 – Financial Accounting IIIFall & Spring
MGMT 547/590/591/592/5931– One tax courseFall & Spring
MGMT 554 – Professional Writing for AccountantsSpring
MGMT 555 – Advanced AuditingSpring
MGMT 635 – Data Analytics (Decision Support and Business Intelligence Systems)Fall

Advanced Coursework (at least 12 additional hours)

MGMT 548 - Seminar in International Accounting (visit with concentration faculty advisor about when this course may be offered)
MGMT 553 - Internal Auditing & InvestigationsSpring
MGMT 559 - Law for AccountantsSpring or Summer online
MGMT 594 - Special Topics - (Accounting only)Fall & Spring
MGMT 640 - Accounting for Not-for-Profit OrganizationsFall
MGMT 643 - Governmental AccountingSummer online

Taxation Coursework (at least 12 additional hours)

MGMT 542 - Seminar in Personal Tax Planning (MGMT 342 undergraduate equivalent)Fall
MGMT 547 - Tax Research Procedures and ComplianceEvery other Fall
MGMT 590 - Corporate TaxationEvery other Spring
MGMT 591 - Estate & Gift TaxationSummer online
MGMT 592 - Partnership and LLC TaxationEvery other Fall
MGMT 593 - Real Estate TaxationEvery other Spring

1. MGMT 547-Tax Research, fall; MGMT 590-Adv Corporate Tax, spring; MGMT 591-Estate/Gift Tax, summer online; MGMT 592-Partnership Tax, fall and MGMT 593-Real Estate/Property Tax, spring.


The GMAT/GRE is waived for MACCT Tax or Advanced Concentration students who have an undergraduate major in accounting from an AACSB-accredited school with a minimum of a 3.25 GPA in both upper-division classes and accounting classes. (MBA students must fulfill MBA GMAT/GRE waiver requirements.)

Concentration Advisors

Matt Pickard
  • Matt Pickard
  • Assistant Professor
    MACCT Concentration Advisor
  • Phone: (505) 277-3631
  • Office: GSM 305
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  • Bio: Matthew D. Pickard is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of New Mexico. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Management Information Systems. He holds an M.B.A. in Management Information Systems and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Brigham Young University. His research leverages embodied conversational agents (i.e., virtual humans) to maximize voluntary self-disclosure and change attitudes and behaviors. He seeks to apply his research to contexts such as auditing and fraud investigations.

    In his personal life, Matt is first and foremost a family man. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, woodworking, and beekeeping.