- An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.
- An undergraduate degree in accountancy is not required, but it is recommended that students have completed financial and managerial accounting (Principles I and II) before beginning the program.
- Prerequisites may be completed before or during the MAcc program, but must be completed before a student begins their final semester at Weatherhead.
- Prerequisite courses may be taken at any accredited four-year educational institution, but department approval should be obtained in advance.
- A grade of B or better must be earned in all prerequisite coursework.
General Business Prerequisites
- Corporate Finance
(Micro and Macro)
- Operations Management
- U.S. Business Law
- Principles I (Financial Accounting)
- Principles II (Managerial Accounting)
- Intermediate Financial Reporting I (May be taken in summer pre-session before program begins.)
- Intermediate Financial Reporting II
- Advanced Financial Reporting
- U.S. Taxation
A complete prerequisite coursework assessment will be provided to you if you are admitted to the program.
Applicants are considered in several application rounds throughout the year.
|Round 1||November 1, 2012||December 15, 2012|
|Round 2||January 1, 2013||February 15, 2013|
|Round 3||March 1, 2013||April 15, 2013|
After March 1, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis provided there is space in the incoming class.
Tuition for the MAcc program for students entering in fall 2012 is $1,500 per credit hour.
*Tuition rates are subject to change and subject to approval by the Board of Trustees
*Weatherhead is a proud participant of the Yellow Ribbon Program. Veterans interested in learning about the tuition benefit program should contact their Veterans Affairs Office or visit their website.
Scholarships are based on the strength of your academic and personal credentials and are not need-based. Additional materials beyond the standard application are not required. If you are selected for a merit-based scholarship, you will be informed in your admission letter. Candidates are encouraged to apply early to the MAcc program for maximum scholarship availability.
Application for need-based financial aid is a separate process from your admission application. These funding opportunities are administered by Case Western Reserve University's Office of Financial Aid, and are available to domestic applicants only.
Required Application Materials
The following materials will be required to complete your application:
- Standardized test scores:
- GMAT(code WTJ-F1-10)
- An English proficiency exam score for non-native English speakers
- Two essays
- Current resume
- Two letters of recommendation
- Application fee: $100
*The MAcc program does not accept the GRE in lieu of the GMAT. Candidates who have not completed an entire bachelor's degree or higher at a US institution must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.
Detailed instructions are available in our online application.