The Master of Science in Accounting program was designed for students who have earned an undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution and wish to sit for the New York State CPA exam. While the Admissions Committee will consider applications from students who have undergraduate degrees in other fields, all applicants must meet the minimum requirements for admission to the program outlined below.
Completion of the Siena College undergraduate accounting upper-level core or its equivalent, which consists of
with a minimum grade of "B" in at least four of the five accounting classes and minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Test scores from the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher for an accounting degree earned within the preceding five years are not required to submit a GMAT score.
All applicants are required to submit: