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The Masters in Accounting program is offered full-time in the classroom or part-time online.

Application Requirements

Application requirements for existing Mason undergraduate accounting students may vary. Early application is advised since enrollment is limited. Please do not submit any materials/documents prior to submitting an application.

  • Online application and application fee (Please note: If applying to the online program, please select the part-time option in your application and reference your interest in the online program in your application essay.)
  • A current résumé
  • Official copies of transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (mailed or sent electronically)
    • Official electronic transcripts can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Official transcripts can be mailed to:

      George Mason University
      MSA Admissions
      4400 University Drive, MS 5A2
      Fairfax, VA 22030

  • Official GMAT score or GRE score (GMAT/GRE waivers may be considered.)
  • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
  • One essay (question listed below) - If applying to the online, part-time program, please identify your interest by selecting part-time in the application and referencing your interest in the online program in your essay.  
    • In no more than 750 words, tell us why you believe the Mason School of Business program you are applying to is the best fit for you?  Include information about your personal qualities, academic background, professional experience, and career goals.
  •  Additional requirements for international students

Your résumé, recommendations, and career goals statement must be uploaded and submitted with the online application. For additional information about the admissions process, including how to send GMAT or GRE scores and official transcripts, please click here.

No portion of the portfolio is weighted more than another; the admissions committee considers the entire application to ensure that they have a complete profile of a candidate’s professional and academic qualifications.

George Mason University School of Business

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Business is one of only 25 percent of business schools accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.




Main Campus
School of Business 
Enterprise Hall 
4400 University Drive, MS 1B1
Fairfax, VA 22030

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