Admission Criteria

The Graduate Management Admissions Test OR successful completion of all four parts of the CPA exam is required for admission to the M.S. in accounting 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 M.S. in accounting course work. Courses must be taken at an AACSB accredited school.

Accounting Courses
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Federal Income Tax Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Cost Accounting
Business Courses
  • Organizational Behavior or Principles of Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Introductory Finance
  • Micro or Macro Economics
  • Business Law

Admission information for international students can be found on the Graduate School website

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