As you prepare your application for the ACU Master of Accountancy program, you may have questions very similar to those of other applicants. Below are the answers to a list of commonly asked questions.
How do I apply to the ACU Master of Accountancy (MACC)?
When is the MACC application deadline?
We make rolling admission decisions year round, so there is no specific deadline.
Do I need an undergraduate degree in accounting to be considered for ACU MAcc admission?
No, we will consider those with undergraduate degrees in other fields, with the condition that they complete the necessary prerequisite undergraduate courses.
What are the prerequisites courses?
Managerial or Cost Accounting
Intermediate Accounting I and II
Income Tax – Individuals
Accounting Information Systems
Is there a minimum GPA or GMAT score required?
We require an overall GPA of a 3.0, as well as a 3.0 GPA in all accounting courses taken. If an applicant does not have an undergraduate accounting degree, we require that they maintain a 3.0 GPA in all prerequisite accounting courses.
Is the MAcc program accredited?
Yes. The MAcc program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
What is the average GMAT score and GPA of an admitted student?
We do not require a GMAT score for candidates who take their undergraduate accounting courses at ACU. For applicants who take their accounting courses elsewhere, we expect a GMAT score in the 50th percentile or higher.
Can I provide a GRE or LSAT score instead of a GMAT score?
We will accept GRE scores, but not LSAT scores.
What is an appropriate length for the purpose statement?
Your purpose statement should be 1 to 1 ½ pages, double-spaced.