College of Business & Economics

Accounting and Business Advisory Services (M.S.)

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission to the joint graduate program in Accounting and Business Advisory Services at Towson University and the University of Baltimore are a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university* and a 3.00 minimum undergraduate GPA for full admission or 2.70 for conditional admission. (Students not meeting the GPA standard will be considered on an individual basis for a conditional admittance.) Admission to the program will be based on undergraduate academic performance and scores on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Both schools will use the same admission standards.

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in Graduate Admissions.

*See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.

Application Deadline

This program has rolling admissions--in order to ensure timely processing we recommend submitting your application by August 1 for fall admission, December 1 for spring admission, and May 1 for summer admission.  While we will continue to accept applications and materials after these dates, we cannot guarantee that your application will be reviewed in time for the start of classes.


Prerequisite Courses

The following list of undergraduate accounting and non-accounting classes are required to be completed before enrolling in graduate courses required as part of the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program.

Accounting Courses
ACCT 201/202 Principles of Accounting (6)
ACCT 300 Accounting Information Systems (3)
ACCT 301/ Intermediate 302/303 Accounting (6-9)
ACCT 341 Cost Accounting (3)
ACCT 361 Tax Accounting I (3)
ACCT 401 Auditing I (3)
Non-Accounting Courses
COMM 131 Oral Communications (3)
ECON 201/202 Principles of Economics (6)
ECON 205 Statistics for Business and Economics I (3)
MATH 231 Statistics (3)
FIN 331 Principles of Finance (3)
LEGL 226 U.S. Business Law (3)
MKTG 341 Principles of Marketing (3)
MNGT 361 Principles of Management (3)
MNGT 482 Business Ethics and Society (3)
PHIL 371 Business Ethics (3)


More Information

For more information, please contact us.

Dr. Martin Freedman
Program Director, MABAS
Stephens Hall, Ste. 100
Office: 410-704-4143

Meghan V. Behm
Graduate Adviser, CBE
Stephens Hall, Ste. 301J
Office: 410-704-6163








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