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.
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)