Accounting

FOUNDATION REQUIREMENTS

In addition to principle level accounting courses, all applicants should have 24 hours of general business courses and successfully complete the following accounting courses prior to beginning the program:

Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Accounting Information Systems
Taxation
Auditing and Assurance.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended.  Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to ksugrad@kennesaw.edu.
  • GMAT Score Report - Request that your scores be sent electronically to KSU.
    • The following GMAT Alternatives are available:
      • An advanced degree (e.g., masters, doctorate), or
      • An undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.5 OR at least 3.6 in your accounting major from an AACSB accredited institution, or
      • An accounting professional certification (e.g., CMA, CFE, CIA), or
      • At least 3 years of professional accounting work experience as evidenced by your submitted resume.
    • By choosing one of these GMAT Alternatives you are requesting that you not be required to submit a GMAT score. These alternatives are listed in the application and you can choose more than one. Choosing one of these on the application does NOT guarantee an alternative to the GMAT will be granted.
  • Resume - (Can be uploaded into the online application) 
  • Letter of Interest - (Can be uploaded into the online application) Should be no longer than two pages and describe why you are interested in the MAcc degree program and how the program fits with your career/educational goals. In particular, your letter must include a discussion of your short-term and long-term career plans (accounting or other). Please be as specific as possible.
  • Letters of Recommendation (Optional) - Can be sent electronically through the online application.
  • Interview - An interview may be required. If so, you will be contacted by the program to
    schedule the interview.

APPLICATION AND DOCUMENT DEADLINES

This Program accepts applications for Fall Only, as we admit one cohort per year that starts in August and graduates in May.

  • Term
    Date
  • Fall Priority Deadline
    Jan 15
  • Fall Final Deadline
    Apr 30

Please submit all application materials to the Office of Graduate Admissions. Their contact information, including mailing address, can be found here.

PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Coordinator: Cynthia True
Program Office:  470-578-7628, ctrue2@kennesaw.edu
Program Website: http://coles.kennesaw.edu/macc/index.php 

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