Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Accounting & Business Advisory Services (M.S.)  

Application Deadlines

Spring 2023 Summer 2023 Fall 2023

Priority Deadline: Nov. 1

Final Deadline: Jan. 7

Final Deadline: May 1

Priority Deadline: June 15

Final Deadline: Aug. 15

Admission Requirements

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.* 

  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 for full admission and at least 2.75 for conditional admission is required. Admission decisions are based upon your academic record from your undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study and the competitiveness of the applicant pool.

  • 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. Applicants who feel they may qualify for a GMAT/GRE waiver need to submit the brief GMAT/GRE Waiver Form.

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.


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)
COMM 215 Interpersonal 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 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)

How to Apply

  • To apply, complete a Graduate Admission application. Read the instructions on how to apply
  • International graduate students may have additional admission and application requirements. See information about how to apply.