M.S. in Accounting Admission

Admission is competitive and students are encouraged to apply early. Applications are not reviewed until the Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies receives all required materials. To apply, please use either paper (PDF) or online application. Students are notified of an admission decision after materials have been received and evaluated.
Application Requirements and Documents for M.S. in Accounting
  • Completed application 
  • $40 application fee
  • Official transcripts of all previous college work received directly from each institution
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Records Examination (GRE) is required.
  • Two professional reference forms (PDF) completed by individuals who attest to the applicant's professional background and academic potential. Professional letters of recommendation are accepted, if preferred.
  • Professional résumé
  • Personal statement: In approximately 500-1,000 words, describe your professional goals and how a graduate degree from The University of Tampa will help you accomplish those goals. In turn, you may also want to emphasize what you can contribute to the graduate program.
  • Individual interviews are recommended but not required.
  • Work experience is not required.
  • International applicants: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report
Applicants without an undergraduate accounting degree may be admitted as a full degree-seeking student; however, all applicants will be required to complete course prerequisites.
Application deadlines:
Fall semester:
  • June 1 for non-binding Early Action admission or July 15 for regular admission. After July 15 applications will be accepted based on space availability.
Spring semester:
  • Nov. 1 for non-binding Early Action admission or Dec. 15 for regular admission. After Dec. 15 applications will be accepted based on space availability.
     

    Applicants should send documents to: 

  • The University of Tampa
    Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies
    Box 102F
    401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
    Tampa, FL 33606-1490