George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

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Please email your admissions counselor by April 1 to learn more about waiving the application fee.

Last Names A-M: Kevin Connor - kconnor8@gmu.edu 
Last Names N-Z: Julise Daniel - jdanie27@gmu.edu 

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
Round Four July 1 July 15 July 30

*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.

If you would like more information, please fill out our online inquiry form or please click here to schedule an appointment with your counselor.