Department of Accountancy & Taxation


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How to Apply to the MSACCY Program

Admission eligibility for the Master of Science in Accountancy Program (MSACCY) requires a four-year undergraduate degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited institution.

All required documents, application fee, and test scores must be received by the deadline date. Upon acceptance, new students are required to complete several steps prior to the start of their first term. For more information, see the What to Expect After Acceptance section.

For any inquiries regarding the application process, please contact the MSACCY admissions team at



There are specific prerequisite courses that must be completed to be considered for admission.


Application Checklist

1. Fill out the online application
  • Click the "Apply Now" button above.
  • Pay the application fee — $50 for domestic students and $80 for international students. Application fees are waived for veterans.
2. Send in all required documents
  • Follow the directions on this page under the section "Requirements."
  • You'll need official transcripts, letters of recommendation, a goal statement, GMAT/GRE scores, a résumé and international students will need other documents, too.
3. Follow your application status
  • You will receive a welcome email 24-48 hours after applying.
  • If notified of missing items, submit promptly.
  • Expect an update on your status 2-3 weeks after applying. Interviews are by invitation only.


Application Guidelines

  • Deadlines & Addresses

    MSACCY Admission Deadlines

    Semester Domestic Applicant International Applicant
    Fall Session July 1st
    July 25th*
    May 1st
    Spring Session December 1st October 1st
    Summer Session April 15th February 15th

    *Deadline extension only applies to the Fall 2022 term.


    Regular Mail Express Mail Physical Address
    University of Houston
    Graduate Admissions
    P. O. Box 3947
    Houston, TX 77253-3947
    University of Houston
    Graduate Admissions
    4302 University Dr., Rm 102
    Houston, TX 77204-2012
    Professional Accounting Programs Office
    CBB, Suite 304
    4242 Martin Luther King Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77204-6021
  • Requirements
  • International Applicants
  • What to Expect After You Have Applied
  • Steps After Admission