Master of Accounting Fast Track
Washington College students are eligible to apply for fast track admission to the Loyola Master of Accounting (MAcc) program after junior year or during senior year. The MAcc fast track policy streamlines the admissions process for current Washington College students provided that certain GPA requirements are met.
Fast Track Admission to the Loyola MAcc program requires the following:
- A declared accounting and finance minor or specialization
- A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 overall and in accounting courses
- Satisfactory completion of remaining undergraduate degree coursework, maintaining the minimum GPA requirements
Washington College students are encouraged to apply for fast track admission to the MAcc program after completion of Junior year. An unofficial transcript will be required at the time of application, and acceptance decisions will be dependent upon receipt of official transcripts upon graduation. Final transcripts must reflect the criteria stated above.
Benefits of Applying Fast Track:
- Application fee is waived.
- GMAT/GRE scores are waived.
- Essay is waived.
- Letter of recommendation is waived.
Required Application Materials and Application Steps:
- Start the online application.
- Indicate that you are applying Fast Track on your online application.
- Upload your resume.
- Request your official Washington College transcript. This may be emailed directly to Loyola at firstname.lastname@example.org. Official transcripts may also be sent via mail to Loyola University Maryland Office of Graduate Admission, 2034 Greenspring Drive, Timonium, MD 21093.
- Sign your online application electronically and submit it.
Loyola will waive your application fee, GMAT/GRE scores, essay, and letter of recommendation.
Washington College students will be required to complete an advanced Intermediate Accounting course (Intermediate Accounting II) to gain the course content and credit hours necessary for CPA licensure. If not taken as part of the Washington College curriculum, this course may be completed at Loyola University Maryland or another accredited institution of the student's choice. Loyola University Maryland currently offers the following option:
Intermediate Accounting II AC302, on campus or online - can be completed concurrently with the MAcc program
Upon acceptance into the MAcc program, a non-refundable $1000 deposit will be required to secure enrollment. This will be applied toward the first semester of tuition.
Accepted students who apply by the priority deadline will be guaranteed priority consideration for merit award scholarships specifically earmarked for Washington College Fast Track applicants.
For more information about the Master of Accounting program or the fast track admission policy available to Washington College students, please contact email@example.com.
MAcc Fast Track FAQs
What is the deadline for fast track admission to the MAcc program?
There is no firm deadline for fast track admission to the Master of Accounting program. Students are encouraged to apply for fast track admission after the completion of their junior year or during their current senior year. Students should aim to apply by the priority deadline for each program prior to the term they wish to start. For example:
- The priority deadline for the MAcc Summer 2019 start is March 1, 2019.
- The priority deadline for the MAcc Fall 2019 start is June 1, 2019.
From the point of a completed fast track application, when can I expect an admissions decision?
We ask that applicants allow 1-2 weeks for all admissions decisions from the point of a complete application. Decisions will be made with priority given to applicants whose start term is most recent.
What type of housing is provided?
Housing is not included as part of the tuition for the MAcc program. The program is taught at Loyola’s main Evergreen campus in North Baltimore, which is in close proximity to neighborhoods popular for student housing. More information on housing options near Loyola, in neighborhoods of Baltimore City, or in the surrounding communities is provided at the Graduate Student Services housing page.
Who should I contact if I have questions about my application or the program?
Please contact an admissions advisor in the Office of Graduate Business Programs at 410-617-5067 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.