Dr. Allan James MacQuarrie

Allan MacQuarrie teaches a variety of accounting courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Allan MacQuarrie, PhD, CPA (West Virginia), CGMA, CMA has taught a variety of accounting courses and has had an extensive accounting professional career. He is currently an associate professor at Claflin University.

He received a PhD from Penn State and an MBA from Duquesne University. Professor MacQuarrie is a Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, and a Certified Management Accountant. He has also earned a Fellow Designation n the Healthcare Financial Management Association and has earned accounting and finance certification, as well as physician practice financial management certification in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Dr. MacQuarrie's research includes case studies, survey work and publications in healthcare financial management. His consulting work includes work in tax, accounting information systems, and healthcare financial management.

Professor MacQuarrie has taught at Penn State University, the University of Pittsburgh, Wheeling Jesuit University, La Roche College, Bluefield College, and the University of Massachusetts-Boston. He also has considerable experience working with the accounting and finance concerns of manufacturing companies such as Joy Global and Rockwell International.

Allan MacQuarrie has coached championship student teams in intercollegiate accounting tournaments. He has also received awards for his classroom teaching and mentorship activities. Professor MacQuarrie has also received a professional service award for his service in healthcare financial management.


  • B.S. Salem State University
  • Accounting Certificate, Bentley University
  • MBA Duquesne University
  • PhD The Pennsylvania State University


Allan MacQuarrie draws from his extensive accounting and auditing background, from both an academic as well as a professional standpoint, to help students understand important accounting concepts

Dr. Allan James MacQuarrie
Associate Professor of Accounting
  • School of Business
Grace Thomas Kennedy, 126