BS/MAcc Program

/BS/MAcc Program
BS/MAcc Program2021-08-26T13:41:44-07:00

Apply to the BS/MAcc Program

Those who excel academically can streamline their admission process and automatically receive a $3,000 scholarship when accepted to the BS/MAcc program. Undergraduate accounting majors at the David Eccles School of Business are eligible for admission to the BS/MAcc program upon completion of the following requirements:

BS/MAcc FAST TRACK
ADMISSION PROCESS
Accounting Students with a 3.3 – 4.0 cumulative GPA

To qualify for Fast Track, you must meet these requirements when you apply: 

  • Minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA.
  • In the “Program Information” section of the MAcc application select “Accounting MAC” as your intended graduate program and degree and check yes in response to the question, “Are you applying for the Combined BS/MS program?”
  • In the “Master of Accounting” section of the MAcc application check yes in response to the question, “Are you applying for MAcc fast-track application status?”
  • To bypass Letters of Recommendation, please put your name in the respective fields on the recommendation form. Under the prompt “Will this provider be submitting the letter of recommendation online?” select No. Repeat once. This will allow you to submit your application without requesting recommendations.
  • To bypass the Personal Response Essay questions, please leave the spaces blank.
  • Upload your updated resume.
  • Include your employment and internship history in reverse chronological order with titles, dates, and whether you worked full- or part-time.
  • Include your education in reverse chronological order and indicate dates of attendance and degree(s) earned.
  • Upload a copy of your University of Utah unofficial transcript.
  • If you completed AA or AS degrees from another regionally accredited college, upload a copy of these transcripts as well.

The David Eccles School of Business seeks candidates who are professional and ethical. These behaviors are considered when making admission decisions. Candidates are expected to demonstrate professional and ethical conduct and disposition in their interactions with program staff, fellow students, and faculty.

Application Fee:

  • There is a non-refundable application fee when submitting your online application. Domestic applicants must pay $55.00.
  • Applicants who apply after the Nov. 15 deadline for spring submission and after the April 1 deadline for summer and fall submission will be charged an additional $30.00 fee.

Seat Fee:

  • When admitted into the BS/MAcc program, you must pay a non-refundable seat fee. Domestic students must pay $185.00. Your payment will secure your place in the program and go toward paying a portion of the total tuition bill that is due in the first semester.

BS/MAcc REGULAR
ADMISSION PROCESS
Accounting Students with a 3.0 – 3.29 cumulative GPA

In the Program Information section of the MAcc application select “Accounting MAC” as your intended graduate program and degree and check yes in response to the question, “Are you applying for the Combined BS/MS program?”

  • We accept recommendations from professors you know well or supervisors from your place of work.
  • If you’re lacking in professional experience, we can accept recommendations from either a volunteer supervisor or an internship supervisor.
  • Follow the instructions on the Recommenders section of the online application in order to request your letters of recommendation.

Respond to the required questions:

  • What are your career goals? What are you currently doing and what actions will you take in the MAcc program to put yourself in the best position to achieve your career goals?
  • Why do you feel prepared/qualified to join the MAcc Program?

Optional response

  • The Admissions Committee will evaluate circumstances that may have affected your GPA. Take advantage of addressing any weaknesses in your application here.
  • Upload your updated resume.
  • Include your employment and internship history in reverse chronological order with titles, dates, and whether you worked full- or part-time.
  • Include your education in reverse chronological order and indicate dates of attendance and degree(s) earned.
  • Upload a copy of your University of Utah unofficial transcript.
  • If you completed AA or AS degrees from another regionally accredited college, upload a copy of these transcripts as well.

The David Eccles School of Business seeks candidates who are professional and ethical. These behaviors are considered when making admission decisions. Candidates are expected to demonstrate professional and ethical conduct and disposition in their interactions with program staff, fellow students, and faculty.

Application Fee:

  • There is a non-refundable application fee when submitting your online application. Domestic applicants must pay $55.00.
  • Applicants who apply after the Nov. 15 deadline for spring submission and after the April 1 deadline for summer and fall submission will be charged an additional $30.00 fee.

Seat Fee:

  • When admitted into the BS/MAcc program, you must pay a non-refundable seat fee. Domestic students must pay $185.00. Your payment will secure your place in the program and go toward paying a portion of the total tuition bill that is due in the first semester.

Important Information about the BS/MAcc Accounting Program

  • You are eligible to apply for the BS/MAcc program upon completion of four out of the five required accounting courses.
  • You must be admitted to the BS/MAcc program prior to completing your undergraduate degree.
  • BS/MAcc candidates must adhere to admission deadlines.
  • When admitted to the BS/MAcc you will need to enroll ACCTG 6200: Driving Profitability through Cost Management and Performance Measurement and ACCTG 6735: Business Strategies during your senior year in the accounting undergraduate program. Both courses are a total of 6 credit hours.
  • A grade of a B or better is required for the courses listed above.
  • International students are not eligible to take graduate courses while still in undergraduate student status. We encourage you to apply to the MAcc program.

BS/MAcc students graduate with both their Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Accounting degrees, conferred simultaneously, following completion of the co-terminal program.

  • A minimum of 122 credits are required for the Bachelor of Accounting degree.
  • A minimum 30 graduate credit hours are required for the MAcc degree.
  • BS/MAcc students must complete at least 152 credits for the two degrees.
  • Students must earn a cumulative 3.0 GPA with a C- or better in all graduate courses.
  • No single course may be counted toward both the BS (Bachelor of Accounting) and the MAcc (Master of Accounting).
  • Students wishing to exit the co-terminal program can apply qualified undergraduate coursework toward their bachelor’s degree.
  • No student will be awarded a separate MAcc degree without satisfying all requirements for their bachelor’s degree.
  • Graduate courses taken as an undergraduate student will remain on the undergraduate record but will be recorded as credit toward the graduate degree.
  • Courses used to earn the undergraduate degree may not be used toward a graduate degree, nor may courses used to earn the graduate degree be used toward an undergraduate degree.
  • Applicants accepted into the BS/MAcc will automatically receive a $3,000 scholarship. This scholarship is intended to offset the cost of graduate tuition.
  • After completion of the first semester of the BS/MAcc program, you are eligible to apply for an additional scholarship. Submit your BS/MAcc Scholarship Application at least 2 months prior to starting the second semester.