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Master of Accountancy: Admission Requirements

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Degree and Minimum GPA
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts from all previously attended institutions
Official GMAT/GRE ScoreN/A
Prerequisite Courses for Provisionally Accepted Students

Students who don’t have an undergraduate degree in accounting or business must take additional Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Bridge courses:

  • ACC 502 Accounting for Management
  • ACC 505 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 506 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC 507 Intermediate Accounting III

Students may also take ACC 538 Accounting Communication or ACC 539 Accounting Ethics instead of ACC 502.

MAcc Academic Honesty Agreement

In recognition of the high ethical demands of the accounting and financial management profession, this program has adopted a zero tolerance policy for any dishonesty.

All applicants must sign the Master of Accountancy Program Student Applicant Academic Honesty Certification and Agreement form as a condition of acceptance.

Additional Requirements
  • Résumé
  • Statement of intent
  • 3 letters of reference, from someone with whom the applicant has an academic or professional relationship
  • Applicants with a non-business Bachelor’s degree (e.g., mathematics) from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or better will be considered. However, applicants must have completed at least one 3-credit financial accounting course with a grade of B or better from an accredited institution. Professional accounting experience, recommendations, and other graduate admission information will also be considered.

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International Students

International students must also meet the following requirements:

English ProficiencyStudents from non-English-speaking countries must take the TOEFL, IELTS or STEP to verify English proficiency
Transcript EvaluationA course-by-course evaluation of foreign transcripts is required. Scranton accepts evaluations from World Education Service or Educational Credential Evaluators.

International students are not eligible for federal financial aid. Though you can complete an online program while living outside the U.S., online study with Scranton does not qualify you to apply for, transfer, or extend a visa.

To learn more about application requirements for international students, please request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

Transfer Credit

Scranton’s Master of Accountancy program accepts up to six transfer credits with program director approval.

To learn more about credit transfers, request more information or call us at 866-373-9547.

When to Apply

You can apply right now! The University of Scranton has six start dates throughout the year.

To be sure your application is processed in time for your desired start date, apply now or call us at 866-373-9547.