Admission Requirements & Deadlines

The requirements for admission to the joint graduate program in Accounting and Business Advisory Services at Towson University and the University of Baltimore are:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university* and a 3.00 minimum undergraduate GPA for full admission or 2.70 for conditional admission. (Students not meeting the GPA standard will be considered on an individual basis for a conditional admittance.)
  • Admission to the program will be based on undergraduate academic performance and scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Both schools will use the same admission standards.

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in Graduate Admissions.

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.

Admission Deadlines

This program offers rolling admission. Deadlines for each term are available on the Graduate Admissions website.

Prerequisite Courses

The following list of undergraduate accounting and non-accounting classes are required to be completed before enrolling in graduate courses required as part of the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program.

Accounting Courses

ACCT 201/202 Principles of Accounting (6)
ACCT 300 Accounting Information Systems (3)
ACCT 301/302/303 Intermediate Accounting I, II and III (6-9)
ACCT 341 Cost Accounting (3)
ACCT 361 Tax Accounting I (3)
ACCT 401 Auditing I (3)

Non-Accounting Courses

COMM 131 Oral Communications (3)
ECON 201/202 Principles of Economics (6)
ECON 205 Statistics for Business and Economics I (3)
MATH 231 Statistics (3)
FIN 331 Principles of Finance (3)
LEGL 226 U.S. Business Law (3)
MKTG 341 Principles of Marketing (3)
MNGT 361 Principles of Management (3)
MNGT 482 Business Ethics and Society (3)
PHIL 371 Business Ethics (3)