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Martha Merritt

Martha Merritt
Title: Assistant Professor - Accounting
Phone: 706-864-1486

Office: Newton Oakes Center, 121, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: Financial Accounting


For more than 25 years, Martha Merritt, CPA has been educating accountants at the University of North Georgia (UNG). Prior to joining UNG in 1988, she served as an auditor for Arthur Andersen & Company. She is the past recipient of multiple Outstanding Advisor awards from the UNG/NGCSU Student Government Association, Distinguished Professor award from the NGCSU Alumni Association, Outstanding Service award from the Mike Cottrell College of Business and Educator of the Year from the Educational Foundation of the Georgia Society of CPAs.

Merritt is an active member of the Georgia Society of CPAs and Georgia Association of Accounting Educators. On campus, Merritt serves as the faculty advisor for Beta Alpha Psi and the Georgia Society of CPAs Campus Representative Program.

Courses Taught

ACCT 2101: Principles of Accounting I, ACCT 2102: Principles of Accounting II, ACCT 3310: Intermediate Accounting I, ACCT 3320: Intermediate Accounting II, ACCT 4310: Intermediate Accounting III, ACCT 4320: Advanced Financial Accounting


  • M.Acc., Accounting, University of South Carolina, 1984
  • M.A., Teaching, University of South Carolina, 1979
  • B.A., Business Education, University of South Carolina, 1978

Research/Special Interests

Effective teaching for student learning

Work Experience

Senior Auditor
Arthur Andersen & Company
1987 - 1988

Staff Accountant
Arthur Andersen & Company
1985 - 1987

University of South Carolina
1983 - 1984

Part-Time Instructor
University of South Carolina
1982 - 1983

Department Head and Instructor
University of South Carolina at Union, Department of Office Administration and General Commerce
1980 - 1982

Part-time Instructor
Beaufort Technical College

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