College of Business & Economics

MPAcc Admission

Admission Requirements

3+2 Admission

This program is designed for outstanding junior-level students who meet the following criteria by the beginning of Spring Quarter of their junior year. To be eligible for consideration for the 3+2 MPAcc, a student must at the time of application:

  • Have completed at least 110 undergraduate credits with an overall GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Have completed at least 16 upper-division accounting credits, including Accounting 342, with a GPA of at least 3.2.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, and to reason analytically, logically, and creatively.
  • Provide recommendations from at least two WWU accounting faculty members.

How to Apply to 3+2 Program: 

Follow the steps in the 3 + 2 Application Checklist. Submit your application to the department during the first week of spring quarter. 

3+ 2 Checklist

Faculty Recommendation Form

Candidates receive conditional admission to the Graduate School at the time of their acceptance into the 3+2 Integrated program. Conversion to full graduate status by the Graduate School is based on the recommendation of the MPAcc Committee and the following:

4+1 Admission

This program is designed for outstanding students who meet the following criteria. To be eligible for consideration for the 4+1 MPAcc, a student must have:

  • Bachelor's Degree with an accounting emphasis from an AACSB accredited business school prior to beginning graduate study
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 90 quarter hours of study
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA in upper-division accounting courses
  • Acceptable GMAT score
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, and to reason analytically, logically, and creatively

How To Apply 4+1 Program

Submit an official Graduate School application. Review of applications begins on February 15 and continues until spaces are filled.