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Online Master's in Accounting: Admission Requirements

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Degree Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum GPAA minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts from all previously attended universities
Prerequisite Courses
  • BSM 103 Intro to Business and Management
  • BSM 207 Principles of Finance
  • ACC/BSM 104 Intro to Financial Accounting
  • ACC 305 Intermediate Accounting 1
  • ACC 306 Intermediate Accounting 2
  • ACC 312 Corporate and Partnership Taxation
  • ACC 407 Auditing

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International Students

International students must also meet the following requirements:

English Language Proficiency*SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores to verify English proficiency.
Official Transcript EvaluationOfficial evaluation by a current member organization of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)
You can find the list of current members at Please request that the evaluation company send the official report directly to Carlow University.
PassportA copy of the passport can be emailed to
Notarized Affidavit of Support FormAll affidavits of support must be accompanied by an official/notarized bank or employer’s statement and show evidence that the amount pledged is available. If a student has more than one sponsor, each sponsor must submit a Carlow notarized affidavit with an accompanying statement. Bank statements should be no older than six months.

*If you have earned at least 24 or more credits with a “C” or better from an accredited U.S. college or university (excluding ESL courses), you may be exempt from submitting test scores.

Note: A CPA has different requirements internationally. Contact us for more details.

Transfer Credit

Carlow’s online MS in Accounting degree program allows you to transfer up to six credits. Find out more about transferring credits by requesting information.

When to Apply

It’s always a good time to submit your online application. If you’re ready to take the next step on your journey with Carlow, apply today.