The Master of Accounting program at Georgia Southern University equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary for accounting and financial careers in today’s constantly changing business environment. Our program is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of selected areas of accounting and business. As a MAcc student, you will:
Increase your technical skills,
Improve your critical thinking skills, and
Strengthen your communication and interpersonal skills
Statement of Purpose Essay: Because the admissions process may not allow for personal interviews, this essay is a crucial reflection of the applicant’s written communication skills.
Past Academic Performance: Current competitive GPA: While there is no minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) requirement, the admissions committee views past grades as an important indicator of the applicant’s future academic performance. The committee may also consider the ranking and reputation of the applicant’s undergraduate institution.
Professional Experience: There is no work experience requirement although work experience will be viewed positively by the admissions committee.
GMAT Score: A current competitive GMAT is typically required. Applicants may request a waiver of the GMAT requirement based on exceptional academic and/or professional experience. A recommendation for a GMAT waiver must be made by the Graduate Director or Director of the School of Accountancy and approved by the College of Graduate Studies.
Other Required Scores: Competitive scores on any other required tests will also be considered and are an extremely important component of the application.
Letters of Recommendation: Letters are optional but may boost candidates’ chances for admission. References should speak to the applicant’s personal qualities, career potential, and potential to succeed in the classroom.
Additional Requirement for International Students
1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores*
*Unofficial test scores and transcripts (one per institution attended) are permitted for the application process. Official documents must be submitted prior to matriculation if offered admission.
*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA.(www.naces.org)
Master of Accounting (MAcc) Admissions Deadlines
*The application and all required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab for the program must be received by the deadline. If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.
Last updated: 5/13/2019
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