Apr 13, 2024  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Concurrent B.S. in Accounting and Master of Accountancy

The concurrent B.A./B.S. in Accounting/Master of Accountancy, offered through the Department of Accounting  will provide high-performing undergraduates the opportunity to concurrently pursue their Master of Accountancy degree with early admission to the graduate program as well as the ability to count nine credit hours of coursework in their graduate program toward their undergraduate unrestricted electives.

Admission Requirements

The following requirements must be met before an individual can be admitted into this program:


   One of the following:

Application Process

The application process is the same as for the stand-alone MAcc degree except that completion of the B.S.B.A. degree is not required and the GMAT score requirement will be waived as long as the student maintains a 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of coursework and 3.0 in accounting.  The student must submit all of the following documents to be considered.  Students may begin the application process in the semester they are completing the final course requirement for admission, but formal admission will not be granted until all admission requirements are completed.  Typically, application is made in the second semester of the student’s Junior year, with acceptance following posting of final grades. 

  • KSU graduate application form completed on-line and submitted before semester of enrollment. Application fee submitted with application.
  • Applicant’s statement of academic objective(s) and must be submitted with application.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required.
  • Transcript(s) of all undergraduate work must be submitted through the Graduate School’s online application system.

Admission to the MAcc program is provisional, subject to completion of the B.S.B.A. degree and maintaining a 3.0 GPA in the final 60 credit hours of coursework with a 3.0 in accounting. Once admitted, the requirements for the graduate degree are the same as for the regular MAcc program.  Students may count up to 9 credit hours of courses taken for graduate credit toward the unrestricted electives in the B.S.B.A.   The B.S. degree may be awarded at any time following the completion of the undergraduate degree requirements. Alternatively, the B.S. and M.S. degrees may be awarded concurrently.