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Prerequisites

The MAcc Program requires the student to complete: (1) a core of undergraduate foundation courses consisting of business and accounting courses and (2) the Master of Accounting curriculum, which consists of 11 graduate courses. Student with a bachelor's degree in accounting will have satisfied all or most of the foundation course requirements through their prior studies. Applications with substantial deficiencies in foundation courses should contact the MAcc advisor to determine the best plan to satisfy the deficiencies. There is also a program for students without a bachelor's degree in accounting.

International applicants whose native language is not English and who have not completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in an English-speaking country are required to take either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and submit official test results in order to be admitted to The Florida State University. The College of Business requires a minimum TOEFL score of 600 on the paper-based test and 100 on the internet-based test, or a minimum of 7.0 on the IELTS exam, taken within the past two (2) years.

In addition, international graduate applicants seeking teaching assistantships are required to pass a test of spoken English.