University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

Admission Requirements

To be considered by the Graduate Studies Committee, applicants to the Master of Accountancy must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree
  • 2.75 (4.0 scale) overall GPA
  • 500 score on the GMAT (or the GRE equivalent)

Students graduating from academic institutions in non-English speaking countries must demonstrate their abilities in English. A minimum TOEFL score of 88 is required for admission.

Average GPA and GMAT scores for applicants admitted and enrolled for fall 2012 are 3.29 and 600, respectively.

Applicants who are currently completing or have completed the accounting concentration at the University of Vermont should click here for specific application instructions.

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Applications will be reviewed by the Graduate Studies Committee on or before November 15, February 15 and March 20. Applicants desiring full consideration should submit their completed applications well in advance of these dates. Applicants submitting their materials after March 20 will be considered only on a space-available basis.

Prerequisite Courses

  • Mathematics
  • Macro Economics
  • Micro Economics
  • Business Statistics
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting 1
  • Intermediate Accounting 2

Students with undergraduate business degrees have likely completed most of the 8 prerequisite requirements. All applicants should complete the first six prerequisite courses prior to applying to the program.

Students who meet the prerequisite requirements can complete the MAcc program in one year. Spring admission is only permitted for students who plan to spend at least three semesters in the program. International students will likely require two years to complete the program. The capstone course must be completed in the final spring semester of study.

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