Catalogue 2020 - 2021

Five-year Bachelor/Master of Science in Accounting

This program allows undergraduate full time accounting majors in the College of Business to accelerate the completion of both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting. Students can earn the Master of Science in Accounting degree within five years of entry as an undergraduate. A detailed program of study for the MS. in Accounting can be found at Master of Science in Accounting Program.

Program Prerequisites:


Students must have completed undergraduate prerequisites for AC6XX or FIN6XX when taking these courses as an undergraduate. A typical student will have an average GPA of 3.0 (B) in their accounting and finance prerequisites with no grade lower than “C.”
  1. Earn an overall GPA of 3.0.
  2. Complete the College of Business Graduate Studies application and essays, for the MS in Accounting program. All application materials should be submitted to the Admissions Office.
  3. Forward scores for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) to the Admissions Office. Students should seek to score 500 or higher on the GMAT. Students may also apply for a GMAT waiver based on a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher at the time of graduation.
Applicants may take up to two graduate courses for which they have met the prerequisites and a third graduate course after they have been admitted to the program.