MAcc Admission

For the DSU Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program, the admissions committee evaluates each candidate’s potential based on the information outlined below.
Successful applicants must be academically strong and demonstrate leadership potential.

All application materials must be submitted before an admissions decision will be made.

Completed Application Form & Paid Application Fee

Login or create an account on the application portal to apply for admission. A non-refundable $50 application fee must be paid.

Professional Résumé

Be certain that your résumé indicates your employment history, extracurricular collegiate, professional, and community activities, honors and awards, and foreign language proficiency.

Official Transcripts

A 3.0 cumulative GPA and 3.0 GPA in accounting courses is required. Official transcripts are required from each college or university you attended. Coursework completed at one institution and posted on the transcript of a second institution is not acceptable- a transcript from the original institution is required. (This includes summer coursework, exchange programs, etc.) Transcripts must be received in sealed envelopes.

(2) Letters of Recommendation

One should come from an individual who is familiar with your scholastic record and one should come from an individual who is familiar with your professional performance. The third (optional) letter can be from either a second academic or professional reference, or from someone who knows you well and is familiar with your potential as a graduate student. Letters of recommendation are confidential, and will not be released to the applicant.

Statement of Purpose Essay

Please provide a thoughtful essay response to the following questions. Please limit your response to two pages, double spaced.

  • What are your short-term and long-term career goals? How will the master’s degree program help you achieve these goals?
  • You are welcome to include any unique events, life experiences, and qualifications you feel distinguish your candidacy as well.
Official GMAT/GRE Score Report, or Approved Waiver

GMAT score of 550 or GRE score of 150 required, or approved waiver. We require that the test administrator submit your score directly to Dixie State University. The appropriate test must be taken within five years of the semester in which you wish to enroll.

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Completed Foundation Courses

Bachelor’s in Accounting degree must be from an Accredited College or University (AACSB or ACBSP). Applicants without an accounting degree must complete the following required undergraduate foundation courses to be accepted in to the master’s program:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Tax Accounting I
  • Tax Accounting II
  • Managerial Finance
  • Microeconomics
  • Statistics
  • Business Law
  • Marketing
  • Management & Organizations
  • Management Information Systems