Master of Science in Accountancy

Master of Science in Accountancy Partnership with Marshall University

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Glenville State College has partnered with Marshall University to offer students a program of study leading to a Master of Science in Accountancy. The agreement combines an undergraduate course of study at Glenville State with students later being accepted into the Lewis College of Business at Marshall University.

Marshall’s 100% online Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program is designed for both entry-level and seasoned accounting professionals who want to advance in their careers or get the additional credits required to sit for the CPA exam and/ or become a licensed CPA.

Master of Science in Accountancy

Students will proceed through coursework that helps them understand accounting theory and regulations, use financial data to make strategic business decisions, become effective communicators, and understand legal and ethical issues in business. It will prepare students to be successful in the rapidly expanding fields of accounting, auditing, and tax and offers coursework in law, forensics, and data analytics.

How Do I Get Admitted into the M.S. Accountancy Program?

Students enrolled at Glenville State College may apply for admission if they meet one of the following three admission requirements:

  1. An undergraduate degree in business from a regionally accredited institution with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all previously completed coursework; or
  2. Completed ACC 311, ACC 312, ACC 318, ACC 341, ACC 348, and ACC 429 or equivalent with a C or better in each course and an overall average grade point average of 3.0 or higher; or
  3. A score of 500 or better on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or an index of 1,100 computed by multiplying the undergraduate Grade Point Average by 200 and adding the GMAT Score. The minimum acceptable GMAT score is 400 and 15th percentile verbal.

Glenville State College students interested in the MSA program should speak to their academic advisor or the Department of Business chairperson.