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Master of Science in Forensic Accounting: Admission Requirements

Application Fee$50
Online Application FormStart application

Enter “NA” in the personal statement section on the application as the form.

All documents can be uploaded separately via the General Admissions Document.
GPA

2.7

Applicants with a GPA below the minimum may be admitted at the department’s discretion. A GPA letter will be required.

Official TranscriptsTo apply for the online M.S. in Forensic Accounting, you should have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicants with a non-accounting bachelor’s degree may apply if the following course prerequisites are met:

  • At least 6 credit hours in accounting courses
  • At least 33 credit hours in business courses, including at least one course in economics, statistics, and finance.

We can help you order transcripts via the General Admissions Document.
Personal StatementA brief essay that outlines your qualifications, skills, work experience, and reasons for pursuing this profession.
Letters of RecommendationProvide one letter of recommendation from a faculty member or professional colleague.

Letter of Recommendation Form
RésuméA detailed work history that highlights any experience that may be relevant to this program.
Work ExperienceYou do not need work experience to apply to the program.

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Transfer Credit

Transfer credit is awarded for courses taken at a regionally accredited college that are equivalent to those taught at Utica College and for which you received a grade of “B” or better. Note that we require official transcripts from all colleges you’ve attended, as well as a transcript showing the degree awarded.

Shortly after you receive your letter of admission, you will receive an evaluation of your transfer credits from the Registrar’s Office. If you want to review possible credit eligibility ahead of time, use TES® (Transfer Evaluation System).

International Students

If you are seeking enrollment as an international student, please submit the following:

Application Fee$50
Online Application FormStart application
English Language Proficiency TestIf English is not your first language, submit your test scores for either the TOEFL or IELTS.

UC requires a TOEFL score of 550 written, 213 computer-based, 79 internet-based and IELTS of 6.0
Official TranscriptsAs part of the admissions process, we require an evaluation of your overseas degree and transcripts to determine their equivalence to a U.S. bachelor’s degree. You may use the following universal organization: https://www.wes.org.
Letter of Support From EmployerUsing a form provided by Utica, you’ll submit a letter of support from your current employer.

When to Apply

You can apply right now using our online application form. We accept applications throughout the year for enrollment into our spring, summer, and fall terms. You’ll receive a response from the admissions department within 2–3 weeks.