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School of Accounting Master's Program
M.S.A. Admission Criteria and Prerequisites
The Graduate Management Admissions Test OR successful completion of all four parts of the CPA exam is required for admission to the MSA program.
Prerequisites are based on the background and previous training of the student. All students must be proficient with a spreadsheet program and have the following courses (or their equivalent) prior to starting MSA course work. Courses must be taken at an AACSB accredited school.
- Intermediate Accounting I
- Intermediate Accounting II
- Federal Income Tax Accounting
- Cost Accounting
- Organizational Behavior or Principles of Management
- Business Statistics
- Introductory Finance
- Micro or Macro Economics
- Business Law
Admission information for international students can be found at http://www.jmu.edu/grad/international/.