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About this course

The Master of Science in Accounting (MS-Accounting) degree is designed for students who have completed an undergraduate degree in accounting in the United States.

Entry Requirements

Admission to the Master of Science in Accounting program generally requires:

  • Completed university application and required application fee
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • A total score of 550 or better on the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or a combined score of 300 or better on the GRE (Graduate Record Examination). GMAT and GRE scores must be sent directly to the M.S. in Accounting Program. NOTE: Students who have earned their undergraduate degree in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution are eligible to have the GMAT/GRE requirement waived.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework (post-secondary) sent directly from the issuing institution (not necessary if UW is the most recent institution attended).
  • Three work- or school-related letters of recommendation sent by the reference to the Master of Science in Accounting program.
  • For international students a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 540 on the Paper-based test (TOEFL PBT) or a score of 76 on the Internet-based test (TOEFL iBT).  The M.S. Accounting Program does not accept IELTS scores.
  • International students must also have sufficient financial resources as established by the University of Wyoming 

Additionally, to be admitted to the Master of Science in Accounting program, a student must have a bachelor's degree and must have completed courses in the following core areas:

  • Accounting (U.S. GAAP, U.S. tax code, U.S. Auditing, Managerial Accounting)
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing