Quinnipiac University

MS in Accounting Admissions

We make our admission process as straightforward and personalized as possible. If you have any questions or need guidance, our counselors and advisers in the School of Business are available to assist you at every stage of your application process.

Application Timeline

We accept applications up to 1 or 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester.

Admission Requirements

This program is primarily designed for students who already have an undergraduate accounting degree. Students who do not have an undergraduate accounting degree may need to complete additional undergraduate accounting coursework before entering the program.

Required undergraduate coursework:

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Taxation of Individuals
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Business Law and Society

Required Documents

Applicants are required to submit:

  • a resume
  • a letter of intent
  • three letters of recommendation
  • official transcripts (recommended GPA of 3.0 or higher)

Applications are reviewed once all of the required materials have been received. It is your responsibility to ensure that missing documents are received prior to the stated admissions deadline. 

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Contact Graduate Admissions before coming to our campuses in North Haven or Hamden for information on what to see and do, details about directions and parking, and to set up an opportunity to speak with one of our admissions representatives.

Quinnipiac University supports equality of educational and employment opportunity. No person shall be denied admission to any educational program or activity or be denied employment on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnic or national origin.