Criteria for Admission

Criteria for Admission to the Master of Accountancy Program

1. Evidence of a bachelor’s degree in any field from a U.S. regionally accredited post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

2. Evidence of completion of the Background Curriculum for Master of Accountancy listed below.

3. Graduate application and official transcripts per Carroll College Graduate Admissions.

4. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (with score converted to comparable GMAT) score of at least 430. The GMAT or GRE may be waived for the following applicants:

  • Professionals with 5 or more years of experience.
  • Carroll College Accounting majors with an overall GPA of at least 3.25 on the last 60 credits.

5. Students may enroll either full-time or part-time in the Master of Accountancy program.

Background Curriculum for Master of Accountancy 

Required for students whose undergraduate degree is not in accounting

  • BA 301 - Business Law
  • BA 303 - Intermediate Accounting
  • BA 311 - Individual Federal Taxation
  • BA 313 - Managerial Finance
  • BA 315 - Cost Accounting
  • BA 360 - Accounting & Finance Information Systems
  • BA 306 - Marketing
  • BA 375 - Fundamentals of Management
  • BA 405 - Auditing
  • EC 201 - Principles of Economics