Department of Accountancy & Taxation

Admissions

Overview
Domestic Applicants
International Applicants
Military Applicants
Cost

MSACCY Domestic Admission Application Deadlines

Semester Domestic Applicant
Fall Session July 1st
Spring Session December 1st
Summer Session April 15th

Addresses

Regular MailExpress MailPhysical 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
4742 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204-6021

Required Documents

A complete application must be received by the date indicated above and include all of the following items:
1. Application for Graduate Studies

To submit an application, click here.

2. Transcripts

Transcripts from each higher-educational institution attended must be submitted. Official hard copy United States transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope from the issuing higher-education institution to the regular mail or express mail address listed above.

Electronic or “Speede” Transcript: Within the state of Texas, the fastest way to send your official transcript is electronically. Please inquire at your previous institution about this option. Official electronic transcripts can be delivered via email to gradschool@uh.edu.

If UH main campus has your most up-to-date official transcripts from all other institutions attended, the transcripts do not have to be resubmitted.

In addition, current or former UH-main-campus students do not have to submit UH-main-campus transcripts.

3. Test Scores

An official Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score, less than 5 years old can be submitted to school code XT1-26-67.

Some applicants may qualify for a GMAT waiver. For information on a GMAT waiver for UH main campus graduates, please CLICK HERE.

Additionally, GMAT can be waived for applicants who hold a terminal doctoral degree, including MD, JD, or PhD, from UH main campus or any other regionally-accredited domestic institution. For more information, please visit the UH Graduate Catalog.

4. A Non-refundable Bauer College Application Fee

A $75 Bauer College of Business application fee is required of all applicants and must be submitted via the application portal.

U.S. Military service members and veterans qualify for an application fee waiver. Please contact us at applymsaccy@uh.edu for more information.

5. Résumé or Curriculum Vitae

Applicants can upload their résumé or curriculum vitae via the application portal. This cannot be uploaded prior to submission of an application.

6. Goal Statement

A goal statement should be one to two pages in length. The statement should address specific area of interest within accounting, how the MSACCY degree fits into career aspirations and any additional information that might be useful to the admission committee.

Applicants can upload their goal statement via the application portal. This item cannot be uploaded prior to submission of an application.

7. Letters of Recommendation

Two (2) letters of recommendation should be completed by professors, employers, or professionals having direct knowledge of the applicant.

An electronic MSACCY letter of recommendation form (eLOR) is available for recommenders. Applicants may send the eLOR form to their recommenders while completing the application.

Applicants may track the status of eLORs via the "Manage your recommenders" section of the application portal. For more information about the eLOR, see FAQ "8-9."