Master of Accountancy


Program Director:

Dr. John Wermert
Business and Aerospace Building, N418

Graduate Analyst: Felisia Griner

Accounting is a dynamic profession that offers graduates a wide variety of career opportunities, and MTSU's quality accounting program is respected by the business community. Our graduates are routinely placed in international, regional, and local public accounting firms as well as manufacturing companies, service companies, and government. The Accounting Department is accredited by AACSB International, the premier accrediting agency for university business programs, and is part of the Jennings A. Jones College of Business, which is also accredited by AACSB International.

The Masters of Accountancy offers graduate students the chance to tailor their programs to better fulfill their personal career goals.

Admission Requirements:

The tentative application deadline is February 15 for those wishing to be considered for graduate assistantships and admission in the summer or fall. October 1 is the tentative application deadline for admission in the spring. Applications will be accepted after these dates, but admission consideration is not guaranteed.

Applicants must

  1. submit an application with the appropriate application fee
  2. submit official scores on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) if required;
  3. submit official transcripts of all previous college work.

NOTE: Students applying for an assistantship must also submit three letters of recommendation from professors or professionals that address the applicants’ potential to successfully complete a Master of Accountancy program.

The student must meet one of the following:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB accredited College of Business with overall GPA of 3.00 or above.
  • GPA x 200 + GMAT = 950 (with a minimum GMAT of 400)
  • Upper Division GPA x 200 + GMAT = 1,000



Submit Application Materials to:

College of Graduate Studies
MTSU Box 42
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Test Codes for Middle Tennessee State University:
INFS - 6ZR-KJ-37
MBA (Full-time) - 6ZR-KJ-25
MBA (Part-time) - 6ZR-KJ-52
GRE 1466
MAT 1751
Praxis 1466
TOEFL 1466