Accounting & Business Law
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Admission Criteria

Admission for both the MAcc and MTax degrees requires either an undergraduate degree in accounting or the following 24 hours of undergraduate accounting courses: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, six hours of Intermediate Accounting, Tax, Information Systems Accounting, Audit.

Applicants should have a 3.0 grade point average in the upper level accounting courses (all accounting courses except financial and managerial accounting). A competitive applicant will have a 3.25 GPA. Prerequisite courses must focus on United States generally accepted accounting principles for an application to be considered.

Application Instructions:
A complete application consists of the following information.

  • Application - Complete the online application.
  • Personal Essays - Descrtibe the reasons for applying to a graduate accounting program at Baylor.
  • Letters of Recommendation - Request recommendations from two individuals who know you well and can present balanced evaluations and assessments.
  • Transcripts - Provide transcripts from all universities you attended. If you received your bachelor's degree from Baylor, your transcripts will already be on record at Baylor, so you do not need to send additional transcripts to the Graduate School.
  • Resume - Include a current resume, specifically describing those activities, honors, or awards that you believe helpful to ensuring success in Graduate School.
  • Standardized Tests - The GMAT is required for non-Baylor undergraduates. International students are also required to take an English-language test except if you have a degree conferred by a U.S. accredited higher education institution. A minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper) or 250 (computer) or 100 (internet) is required.
  • Application Fee - A $50 non-refundable fee is required.

Contact us:

For more information about the application process, contact:
Hannah Van Dyke, Assistant Director for Graduate Business Admissions
Phone: 254-710-6281
Email: Hannah_Vandyke@baylor.edu

To check the status of your submitted application file, see:
GoBaylor Grad account.

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