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Program Coordinator: Dr. Rodney Oudan
Tel: 508-929-8751
email: roudan@worcester.edu

Admissions Requirements

Students applying to the M.S. in Management – Accounting Concentration program should send the following items to the Graduate School no later than June 15 for the fall semester, November 1 for the spring semester, and April 1 for the summer semester:
              Application and Fee (www.worcester.edu/graduate; click on
               the Apply Now button)
              Career Plan Essay
              Official transcripts
              Three letters of recommendation are required, no longer preferred
              Official GMAT scores*
              Tuition Residency Statement (www.worcester.edu/graduate;
               click on the Admissions tab)

Students are allowed to register for up to 6 credits in the program before they are officially accepted.

*The GMAT will be waived for students meeting the following criteria: 3.25 GPA or higher and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from an accredited U.S. university or college, or for students who possess an existing Master’s degree.

Requirements of the Program:

The Master of Science in Management degree requires the completion of thirty-six (36) credit hours of graduate courses. Students with a B.S.B.A. from an accredited U.S. university or college and a 3.25 G.P.A. may reduce the M.S. in Management program from 36 to 30 credits. A maximum of two of the following courses can be omitted: BA910 Information Technology, BA912 Marketing, BA914 Organizational Behavior, or BA915 Corporate Finance. See program coordinator for details.

The curriculum includes prerequisites, eight core courses, four required courses in each concentration, and electives. Prerequisites may be completed at the undergraduate level. A minimum grade of a B in prior courses is required for all waived and transferred courses. All waivers require the approval of the program committee and coordinator.

Prerequisites

The following undergraduate courses are prerequisites for all students entering the program: Business Law, Computer Applications, Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Communications, and College Mathematics (Intermediate College Algebra or higher).

In addition to the above prerequisites, students choosing the accounting concentration must also complete two semesters of undergraduate accounting, as well as Intermediate Accounting I and II. 

Master of Science in Management Core Courses for the Accounting Concentration:
            BA910              Information Technology1
            AC923              Advanced Government and Nonprofit
                                    Accounting2
            BA912              Marketing1
            BA913              Managerial Economics
            BA914              Organizational Behavior1
            BA915              Corporate Finance1
            BA916              Quantitative Analysis and Research Methods
            BA990              Integrative Business Strategy

Accounting Concentration Required Courses:
           
AC910              Taxation of Individuals and Proprietors
           
AC911              Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
           
AC912              Advanced Accounting Theory
           
AC913              Advanced Auditing Theory and Practice

Accounting Concentration Elective Courses:
            AC920              Advanced Problems in Accounting
            AC921              Advanced Cost Accounting
            AC922              International Accounting
            AC930              Advanced Financial Theory
            AC932              International Finance and Economics
            AC950              Seminar Topics in Taxation
            AC951              Seminar in Issues in Accounting Ethics

1 Waived for students with 2 or more undergraduate courses in the field

2  Replaces BA911 for students in the accounting concentration

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