To be considered for admission to the Master of Science in Accounting program, the prospective student must meet individually, either in person or via electronic method, with an admissions representative to discuss the program and all requirements. Applicants must provide a completed South College application for admission and application to the program. Those selected for admission will provide the following:
Program Admission Requirements
- Evidence completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in business or closely related discipline approved by the faculty.
- Evidence of a cumulative 3.0 undergraduate grade point average.
- Completion of South College/Peregrine Pre-Program Assessment Exam (Accounting focused Assessment).
- Evidence of successful completion of the following six accounting courses (3 semester credit hour courses or equivalent) with a grade of B- or better in each course:
- Financial Accounting
- Intermediate Accounting I
- Intermediate Accounting II or Advanced Accounting
- Managerial/Cost Accounting
- Federal Income Tax
All admitted students are required to complete the South College orientation process which includes online modules before beginning classes. The online modules include a video introduction to the program, a review of students’ roles and responsibilities in an online instructional environment, important information about accessing South College email and Student Portal accounts, and a discussion and review of South College learning resources and student services.
Advanced Placement and Transfer of Credit
Applicants interested in the Master of Science in Accounting program should be aware that all courses in the curriculum are required and must be completed at South College. Transfer credits, experiential learning, or advanced placement from another institution’s program are not allowed.