Accounting & Information Management

Admissions

Applications for the Master’s of Accountancy are submitted through the University of Tennessee’s Graduate School. However, Haslam has application requirements specific to the MAcc.

Requirements

The admission decision is based on all factors that make up the total application, with consideration given to factors such as:
1. Academic record
2. Scores on the GMAT (unless waived), and TOEFL/IELTS for non-native English speakers 
3. Internships and/or work experience 
4. Recommendations

Prerequisite Coursework: Students with an accounting degree from an accredited baccalaureate degree program normally meet the prerequisite requirements. Students with outstanding undergraduate records in other areas may qualify by completing prerequisite course work in accounting, information management and business. All prerequisites must be completed prior to the start the MAcc program.

Prerequisite courses include:
Accounting 301 Introductory Financial Reporting
Accounting 311 Financial Reporting and Analysis
Accounting 321 Cost Management
Accounting 411 Financial, Compliance, and Operational Auditing
Accounting 414 Advanced Financial Reporting
Accounting 431 Federal Income Taxation
Finance 301 Financial Management
Information Management 341 Business Process Analysis

Additional courses may be required depending on the student’s academic background.

GMAT/GRE: Haslam undergraduate accounting majors are exempt from the GMAT requirement. This waiver also applies to students who take the prescribed accounting prerequisites above the principle level at Haslam.

English Language Proficiency: For applicants whose native language is not English, the MAcc requires submission of a TOEFL or IELTS score.

Deadlines

Applications are accepted for fall semester only. The application deadline for international students and the priority deadline to be considered for graduate assistantships, fellowships and scholarships is February 1. All applications must be received before March 1.