Admission Requirements - MAcc & MTax


Admission Requirements

The primary criteria in determining eligibility for admission to the Goddard School Masters of Accounting (MAcc) and Master of Taxation (MTax) Program are previous academic achievement,performance on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and other factors such as work experience and career progression.

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Application - (MAcc specific requirements)  (MTax specific requirements)

Applicants must submit a completed online application form and current resume, as well as transcripts from every institution of higher education attended. Two letters of recommendation are required for students who did not receive their undergraduate degree from Weber State. At least one of these letters should come from an individual who can evaluate the applicant's academic abilities. All letters should address the applicant's potential for successful graduate study. Each applicant is considered on an individual basis.

For students with a non-accounting bachelor's degree, additional undergraduate course work completion (called "leveling courses") will be required after acceptance into the program. These classes may include some or all of the classes below depending on previous academic history and career objectives.. 

Leveling Courses:  College Algebra (MATH 1050), Business Law (BSAD 3200), Business Statistics I (QUAN 2600),  Microeconomics (ECON 2010), Macroeconomics (ECON 2020), Financial Accounting (ACTG 2010), Managerial Accounting (ACTG 2020), Intermediate Accounting I (ACTG 3110), Intermediate Accounting II (ACTG 3120), Cost Accounting (ACTG 3300), Individual Tax (ACTG 3400), Accounting Info. Systems (ACTG 3750), Audit (ACTG 4510), Global and Complex Entities (ACTG 5140).





  • A four year Bachelor’s degree (average GPA is approximately 3.5). If the major is not Accounting leveling courses will be required after acceptance to the program.
  • GMAT test  (average score is approximately 580).




Additional Admission Requirements for International Students:

All international students and any applicant educated outside the U.S. must demonstrate proficiency in English. Those whose native language is not English, or whose language of instruction for their undergraduate degree was not English, will be required to submit a score from the Test of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) which is not more than two years old and on which a minimum score of 80 (internet based TOEFL) or 6.5 (IELTS) has been earned.