Master of AccountingFrequently Asked Questions

Please send your application materials to: 
Florida International University
Chapman Graduate School of Business
Attn: Accounting Programs
11200 SW 8th Street CBC 200
Miami, FL 33199-0001

Yes, all materials have to be turned in by the deadline. Only those applicants who have submitted complete packets will be considered for acceptance. Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.

Florida International University requires that official transcripts be sent in directly by the college(s) or university(ies) you attend(ed).You cannot send in copies of these transcripts yourself.

If you are an alumnus(ae) of the university, there is no need to have transcripts sent. If you attended a university outside the U.S. and the transcripts are not in English, they must be translated by a certified translator. The translation and an official copy of the transcripts must be submitted.

You pay for courses each semester, according to the number of courses you take during any given term. See Master of Accounting Tuition.

We require that you have an undergraduate degree in accounting or equivalent degree from an accredited university. Prospective students without undergraduate accounting degrees are required to complete a number of pre-requisite courses. Students not meeting the upper-level accounting course pre-requisites can satisfy those requirements by completing the the MACC prerequesite coursework. 

Please contact gradadv@fiu.edu or call 305.348.3501, for answer to any questions about these requirements.

GMAT scores - 5 years 
TOEFL scores - 2 years 
Institutional TOEFL scores (FIU) - 1 year

International students need to take the TOEFL test. They will need to score at least 550 on the paper-based TOEFL, 213 on the computer-based test, or 6.5 on the IELTS test. Please visit www.toefl.org or www.ielts.org for more information.

International applicants are required to submit the following documents: Declaration of Certification of Finances (DCF), a bank letter, a sponsor letter, if applicable, and an F-1 transfer if they already have an F-1 Visa.

You may start in the fall or spring terms.

Classes are held at the Brickell campus (Fall weeknights, Tuesdays and Thursdays) or the Modesto Maidique campus in Miami, Florida (Fall/Spring weeknights, or Saturday) Weeknight classes are held twice a week from 6:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday classes are held from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

On average, we may have 30 to 40 students in each class.

No, there is no required thesis.

No. You cannot pursue two degrees at the same time. Please contact the FIU Graduate Admissions Office at 305.348.7442 for further information.

Yes, you can apply for financial aid by visiting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) page on this site for other options.

For specific information about financial aid, visit Florida International University's Financial Aid Office. It is advisable that you begin the process as soon as possible.

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