Accountancy - Professional
Application Deadlines
Fall:March 1
Contact Information: 
560 TNRB, Provo, UT 84602-3068
(801) 422-3951
Program Requirements: 

Required credit hours:  36

Professional Accountancy: ACC 515, 522, 525, 530, 531, 540, 541. Finance elective: MBA 621-629 (choose one); MAcc Electives: 6 hours from the Professional Accounting elective course list; Marriott School electives: 6 hours from the elective course list.

Admission Requirements: 

Required Tests 

GMAT (average range 650 - 680)

Additional Requirements

  1. Premanagement and preaccounting courses
  2. 3.0 overall GPA


Program Outcomes: 

Develop Knowledge and Technical Proficiency in Accounting

Apply knowledge and demonstrate technical proficiency in accounting. Accounting includes, but is not limited to, financial and managerial accounting, financial statement auditing, accounting information systems, and taxation.

Working in Teams

Work effectively in teams to solve complex accounting problems.

Written and Oral Communication

Communicate the evidence, evaluation, and results associated with complex accounting issues orally and in writing.

Ethical Decision-making Processes

Apply high standards of ethical decision-making processes to complex accounting issues.

Global Mindset

Understand how individuals conduct business and be comfortable participating in cultures with people whose values, habits and practices are diverse.

Develop Advanced Knowledge & Technical Proficiency

Apply knowledge and demonstrate technical abilities in the advanced areas of accounting.

Professional Research Abilities

Develop abilities to successfully perform accounting and auditing practice research. Demonstrate the ability to understand the complex standard setting environment and to successfully perform accounting research applicable in the United States and internationally.

Program Stats

Characteristics of Students from Past Academic Year
Total Students 89
International 5
Female 13
LDS 85
Non-White 10
BYU Undergraduate 88
Three Year Average Test Scores of Admitted Student
GMAT Composite Score 691.4
GMAT Quantitative Score 45.6
GMAT Quantitative Percentile 61.7
GMAT Verbal Score 38.3
GMAT Verbal Percentile 71.3
GMAT Analytical Score 4.0
GMAT Analytical Percentile 39.3
GMAT Integrated Score 5.9
GMAT Integrated Percentile 56.9
Five Year Average of Graduated Students
Average Years to Degree 0.7
Graduated Per Year 96.0
Five Year Average of Admitted Students
Applied Per Year 146.2
Admitted Per Year 95.2
Percent Admitted 65.12
Average GPA 3.71