How To Apply

To apply for admission to the Masters of Science in Accounting (MSA), complete the application process which begins at the link below.

Begin your Application


Applicants hold an undergraduate degree majoring in Accounting are eligible to apply to the MSA; or

Applicants who graduate from UConn with the accounting minor are eligible to apply to the MSA, as all of the pre-requisites have been met through successful completion of the minor; or

Applicants who have an undergraduate degree (in any discipline) who were not accounting majors will be considered for admission but in addition to undergraduate degree must have completed seven accounting courses to be eligible to apply:

  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Introductory Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • Cost Accounting
  • US Federal Income Tax
  • Auditing

If you do not meet these requirements, consider our Certificate in Accounting Fundamentals.

Graduates of the certificate who are interested in earning a Master of Science in Accounting degree will be able to transition pending satisfactory academic performance (3.0+) in the certificate. Graduates of the certificate can transfer and apply certificate courses toward the MSA degree requirements.

Application Instructions

Applications to the Masters of Science in Accounting are taken online only.  In addition to application questions, applicants must upload four short-answer essays, a current resume, provide contact/email information for an individual providing a recommendation, GMAT scores and transcripts from all universities they have attended.

For preferred consideration, please apply by June 1 for the fall, November 1 for the spring and March 1 for summer.  Admissions decision may be made in approximately three to five weeks from when the application becomes complete.

International Students: This program is an online program only. Pursuant to U.S. immigration regulations, the US government will not approve an F-1 or J-1 visa for the purpose of coming to the U.S. to study with an online program. International students are welcome to apply for admission to this program if they are currently in the U.S. on another visa status that permits foreign nationals to engage in school enrollment online while meeting their primary visa objective, or if they complete the program from their home country.

For further information regarding the Master of Science in Accounting, please contact the Program Manager, Erika Durning at