To be eligible to apply for the online Graduate Certificate in Accountancy Program, candidates must have completed a four year undergraduate business degree from a U.S. accredited institution and the business and accounting foundation courses listed on the MAcc Program Prerequisite Checklist.
To be considered for admission, a candidate's academic credentials and work experience
must be competitive for admission to the online Master of Accountancy, excluding the
GMAT. We do not advertise minimum GPA requirements, because the Admissions Committee
uses a holistic approach when reviewing a candidate's application package. The Committee
considers the quality of a candidate's academic background, overall and accounting
grade point averages, campus involvement, and work experience.
The School of Accountancy has full authority over the admissions and matriculation processes for all applicants to the program.
Note: Due to federal guidelines and regulations, Graduate Certificate programs do not qualify for financial aid.
Submit all application materials in the following order:
- Submit your online Graduate School Application. Eligible applicants must have either a USA or APO address in a SARA authorized state. After selecting your planned course of study as "Certificate, Graduate – Accountancy",
you will notice an "Accounting" link on the left side of the page below your Test
Scores link. You must click on "Accounting" and upload your resume and one-page statement
of purpose describing your reason for pursuing the Graduate Certificate program and
your future goals.
- Pay the $60 graduate school application fee before exiting the online Graduate School
application. Until the application fee is paid, your application will not appear in
the Graduate Certificate in Accountancy database.
- Submit three letters of recommendation from current or former employers, clients if
you are self-employed, or professors using the "Recommendations" tab on the left side
of the online Graduate School Application. After clicking on the "Recommendations"
tab, please click on the "Recommendation Provider List" and add three references.
We recommend that you waive your right to examine the letter of recommendation; otherwise, your provider
may refuse to complete the recommendation. Also, please indicate that your provider will be completing the recommendation form
- Submit an official transcript from every university attended directly from the institution to the address below. Transcripts mailed by the student are not considered official. Please do not submit official transcripts until you have submitted your online Graduate School Application.
Prospective students MUST send all application materials including transcripts to the following address: