Master of Science in Accounting Admissions



MSA Admission Eligibility Requirements

  • 4 year bachelor's degree
  • 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • GMAT/GRE not required

International applicants must also meet the following requirements:

For University of Arizona international undergraduates looking to continue their education in an Eller Graduate program—June 1 is your final application deadline.

Application Deadlines

  • March 1: Fall Admission Initial Deadline
  • March 27: Summer Admission (for those needing to complete prerequisites)
  • May 15: Fall Admission (International Students)
  • August 1: Fall Admission Final Deadline

Fall 2024 Applications Closed

  • September 27: Spring Admission (International)
  • October 1: Spring Admission Initial Deadline
  • December 15: Spring Admission Final Deadline

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Prerequisite Courses

The following prerequisite courses can be completed prior to or during the program.  Prerequisites may be satisfied by taking comparable courses at an acceptable accredited US institution.

Lower-division Coursework Upper-division Coursework
Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACCT 200) Intermediate Financial Accounting I (ACCT 400A)
Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACCT 210) Intermediate Financial Accounting II (ACCT 400B)
  Principles of Federal Taxation (ACCT 420)

Applications and Supporting Materials

Applicants are reviewed by the Dhaliwal-Reidy School based upon their whole application. After a review of an applicant's profile a recommendation decision is submitted to the Graduate College. The Graduate College then reviews the application and submits a final admission decision to the applicant. Please note your admission is not official until you receive notification from the Graduate College.

A completed MSA application includes :

  • Graduate College Application
    The UA Graduate College requires a fee to submit your application. 
  • Unofficial transcripts 
    Unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended are required for your online application.
    • Note: Official transcripts will be requested by the UA Graduate College after admission.  No official transcripts are required for the application.
  • Acceptable English proficiency test score (international applicants only)
  • One Letter of Recommendation

Your Future is Calling

You’ve heard the “why.” If you think you’re a good fit, it’s time for the “how.” Let’s get you on the road to your Eller MSA. Contact us or begin your application now:

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