Our Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) admission requirements ask for more than your undergraduate GPA and transcripts, because we know your work is about more than numbers. The additional requirements help us gain insight into your unique experiences and career goals in order to make sure our program is the right fit for you.
Below, you'll find everything you need to seek admission into the online Master of Science in Accounting program at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Let us know if you need more information, or apply now to take the next step toward your future career.
MSA ADMISSION CRITERIA
MSA ADMISSION DETAILS
GENERAL MSA REQUIREMENTS
Saint Mary's online Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program requires the following:
If your overall GPA is below 2.75, you may receive provisional status in the program at the discretion of the MSA program director.
PREREQUISITE COURSEWORK AND EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor's in Accounting is not required for admission to the MSA degree. Based on the courses you have taken prior and your experience, you may be required to take prerequisite courses or a general principles of accounting course in order to be successful in the program.
GMAT AND GRE SCORES
GMAT and GRE scores not required.
You may transfer a maximum of six semester credits earned before admittance upon recommendation of the program director and with approval of the dean.
All transfer credits are subject to both graduate school and programmatic criteria, as well as the recommendation of the program director and with the approval of the dean.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Students with transcripts from universities located outside of the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada (except for the Quebec Province) are required to take and pass English proficiency testing.
Saint Mary's accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 72, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 6.0, the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) with a minimum score of 74 percent, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 51, or the International Test of English Proficiency (ITEP) with a minimum score of 4.0.
Whether you apply through our online application, via hard copy, or in person with a Saint Mary's enrollment counselor, your application must include the following items:
Upcoming application deadlines for Saint Mary's online MSA:
Upcoming start dates for Saint Mary's online MSA:
NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE
Once you've submitted your application, expect to be notified about acceptance approximately two weeks after your submission date.