George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

Take an Important Step in Your Future Career Growth

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent from an accredited institution; or
  • Applicants who have completed 27 college credits in accounting.

If you meet the above eligibility requirements, please review the program application requirements and application process.

Applicants who have a bachelor’s degree in a field other than accounting from an accredited institution may apply to the MSA provisional program. This program provides you with an additional 12 to 15 credits of accounting courses prior to the 30 credit MS in Accounting. Please click here for more information.

Fall Application Deadlines

Round One November 15 February 1 March 1
Round Two February 1* March 15 April 15
Round Three April 1 May 15 June 1

*International applicants are required to apply and have all necessary application documents in to the University by February 1. Even if final deadlines are extended, international applicants will still be required to apply and have all necessary application documents in to the University by February 1 due to visa processing timelines.

Applications must be completed and submitted by the deadline dates indicated above. Following the final deadline for the Fall term, decisions will be made on a space available basis.

Early application is encouraged as enrollment is limited and qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please remember that it is your responsibility to ensure that your application is complete, including all references, transcripts, the application fee, test scores, and international documentation if applicable. Please note that we will acknowledge documents which are posted/emailed to us when they are processed rather than when they are received. All documents are non-returnable.

Our Personal Invitation

The graduate School of Business is located in Founders Hall on the 4th floor, suite 402. Our address is 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201.

We encourage you to visit and sit in on our classes; attend one of our open receptions where you can speak directly with the director, staff, faculty, alumni, and current students; or make an appointment to meet with graduate admissions staff.

If you would like more information or would like to visit us or speak with the director or staff, please call Julise Daniel (703-993-1857) or complete our inquiry form.