Admission eligibility for the MSACCY Program requires a four-year undergraduate degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited institution.
1. Application for Graduate Studies
Transcripts from each higher-educational institution attended must be submitted. Transcripts must be official and if applicable please include an official English translation. Official degree diplomas for foreign credentials, and an official English translation, if applicable, must be submitted.
International students can find information on submitting official transcripts to the University of Houston Graduate School at http://www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/international-students/transcripts/.
3. Test Scores
An official GMAT score, less than 5 years old, submitted to school code XT1-26-67.
GMAT can be waived for applicants who hold a terminal doctoral degree, including MD, JD, or PhD, from UH main campus or any other regionally-accredited domestic institution, or international equivalent.
English Language Requirement - options for fulfilling this requirement:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) submit to school code 6870
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) sent to mailing address (listed above)
4. Application Fees (Non-refundable)
Domestic applicants: A $75 Bauer College application fee is required of all applicants and must be submitted via the application portal.
International applicants: International applicants must pay a $75 processing fee, in addition to the Bauer College application fee of $75, for a total fee of $150. The fees are submitted via the application portal.
5. Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
6. Goal Statement
A goal statement should be one to two pages in length. The statement should address specific area of interest within accounting, how the MSACCY degree fits into career aspirations, and any additional information that might be useful to the admission committee.
7. Two Letters of Recommendation
8. International Admission Forms
International applicants who require an I-20 must submit additional documents such as the Letter of Financial Backing form.
Credit hours required for this degree: 36.0
The MSACCY Degree Plan (with the related course numbers) is provided below and is based on all of the prerequisites being met. The plan provides for individual student customization to address areas of specific interests and also provides opportunities to: (a) obtain a certificate in one of our five specialization tracks, (b) explore our four oil & gas accounting courses, (c) complete courses in our Internal Audit Program which has been recognized by the Institute of Internal Auditors as a Center of Excellence (one of only six in the world and one of only three in the United States), and (d) complete an internship for course credit.
The Degree Plan below is tailored to every student’s interest and needs. The course offerings and details are important to note when selecting your courses per term. Please note: if a student has taken an undergrad or post-baccalaureate equivalent of any graduate level course and successfully completed it, they cannot receive credit for the same course as part of their graduate career.
All newly admitted students are required to complete an Excel skills development and assessment prior to their first term. This assessment will help students refine their skillsets that are vital in the workplace. Additional Microsoft resources for Access, Word and PowerPoint are also included for the student’s use and further skill development during the Program.
MSACCY students have the opportunity to take one internship course credit. This course will count as a 3-hour elective on the MSACCY degree plan.