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Admission Criteria

  • Four-year accredited bachelor’s degree from a U.S. institution or its equivalent
  • Must meet the accounting prerequisites listed below:
    • Accounting I and II
    • Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II
    • Accounting Information Systems
    • Cost and Managerial Accounting
    • Introduction to Taxation
  • Competitive undergraduate GPA
  • Applicants may be required to interview

Deadlines for application to the MAcc

Students may start the program at the beginning of the fall, spring or summer semester.

  • Fall deadline: May 1 (international); July 1 (domestic)
  • Spring deadline: November 1 (international); December 1 (domestic)
  • Summer deadline: May 1 (international); May 15 (domestic)

Students will be admitted to the Master of Accountancy based on a variety of key qualifications. Evaluation criteria will include not only academic success (as represented by a student’s GPA), but also other factors such as professional work experience and leadership experience. Future job potential will be evaluated through interviews by a panel of faculty, staff, and alumni and alumnae representatives from the accounting profession. Additionally, student motivation and readiness will be assessed through review of their statement of objectives included in the application process.

Work experience may be considered in lieu of some admittance requirements. Additionally, students that are employed or otherwise financially supported by an employer (i.e. an accounting firm or corporation) may receive a waiver of some admittance requirements.

International Applicants

Please note that immigration documents will not be issued for the online Master of Accountancy because the program is completed fully online. International students will be limited to online courses unless they have a current visa that allows them to study in the United States. The on-campus Master of Accountancy will issue immigration documents for on-campus study.

Minimum Language Requirements

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Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the MAcc Program

  • Trulaske Graduate Application (built into the Graduate School online application)
  • A resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for international students)

Please click here for more details about admissions requirements and steps to apply.

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