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Admission Requirements

Prerequisite Courses

Accounting Courses

ACC 2111 Foundations of Financial Accounting
ACC 2112 Foundations of Managerial Accounting
ACC 3111 Financial Accounting I
ACC 3112 Financial Accounting II
ACC 3211 Cost Accounting
ACC 4411 Federal Taxation
ACC 4511 Auditing

Business Courses

BUS 2217 Principles of Management
BUS 3160 Marketing Principles
BUS 3311 Legal Environment of Business
BUS 3320 Applied Statistics of Business and Economics
BUS 3453 Managerial Finance
BUS 4999 Seminar in Strategic Management of the Business Enterprise
ECO 2205 Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 2207 Principles of Macroeconomics
MAT 2022 Elementary Statististics

Please note: All applicants with non-US and non-accounting degrees may need to take additional undergraduate courses to qualify for MAcc.

Steps to Applying

Step 1:

Complete the free online application.

Step 2:

Send in your official transcripts and GRE/GMAT* scores
to Florida Southern (school code: 5218)

The Office of Adult & Graduate Education
Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801
† If you have not yet taken the GMAT, we may be able to help cover the cost.
Step 3:

Submit a current résumé outlining your extra-curricular activities, honors and awards, and any work or internship experiences. Please include the month and year for all work and internship experiences listed.

Step 4:

Prepare a personal statement for your expectations of a graduate program. Please include your personal and professional goals.

Step 5:

Submit one recommendation form or letter of reference attesting to ethical character and suitability for the pursuit of an MAcc degree. Among those forms or letters, one should be from a present or past employer.

* A combination of your GPA, your GRE or GMAT score and your previous work experience are used to determine admission to the program. Do you already hold an advanced degree? Are you already a CPA? Was your undergraduate accounting degree from an AACSB-accredited institution? If so, the GRE/GMAT requirements may be waived entirely.

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Maggie Kuhn

Maggie Kuhn
Assistant Director of Adult & Graduate Admissions