Dec 03, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Concurrent B.S. in Accounting and Master of Accountancy

The concurrent BSBA in Accounting/Master of Accountancy in 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.

  • The student must be seeking a BSBA degree majoring in accounting from the College of Business Administration
  • The student must have completed the following courses:

Application Process

The application process is the same as for the stand-alone MAcc degree except that completion of the BSBA 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 online 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 provided to the Graduate Programs office in the CBA.

Admission to the MAcc program is provisional, subject to completion of the BSBA 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. Student may count up to 9 credit hours of courses taken for graduate credit toward the unrestricted electives in the BSBA. The BS degree may be awarded at any time following the completion of the undergraduate degree requirements. Alternatively, the BS and MS degrees may be awarded concurrently.