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Accountancy  Master's

Overview

What is Accountancy at WVU like?

Description

The MAcc program prepares students to meet challenges they face in launching a career in public accounting. The structured educational experience of a graduate program broadens and deepens the student's knowledge and skills.

Many states, including West Virginia, require 128 hours of formal education before taking the CPA examination and 150 credit hours to be fully certified. Earning a Master of Professional Accountancy can help students achieve this requirement and begin their careers on a solid foundation.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: August 1
Spring: January 1
Summer: May 15

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Accountancy at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Accountancy graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • GRE
  • GMAT
  • Résumé /CV
  • Letters of Recommendation - One
  • Statement of Purpose

Additional considerations for MAcc applicants:

  • Applicants can choose to take the GRE or GMAT

  • Applicants with a 3.2 GPA in undergraduate accounting courses do not have to submit GRE or GMAT scores. Please make sure to communicate your accounting GPA with the MAcc program representative for a waiver.

  • Current WVU undergraduate students do not need to submit a letter of recommendation.

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