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Masters Candidate Graduate Admission Process

Masters Candidates Programs:

  Must submit the following three items:

Masters in Accounting
Masters in Finance
Masters in Financial Planning

Masters in Information Technology
Masters in Marketing Analytics
Masters in Taxation
Emerging Leaders MBA

  • Masters Candidate Application for Admission (online application; see instructions below)
  • Current Resume
  • Essay (question appears on the online application form)



  • Students are required to file a Petition to Graduate from the undergraduate school before applying to and being accepted into the McCallum Graduate School of Business. Petitions should be completed no later than the deadline for the student's Graduate School Application.
  • Students applying for merit-based aid must submit a GMAT or GRE score. Please refer to the Merit-Based Aid page for detailed information.

Online Application Instructions

  1. Click on Masters Candidate Application for Admission. Note: Do not use the "apply online" link on the Graduate Admission website even though it looks similar.
  2. Go to "create account" to create a username and a password. An email confirmation will be sent to the email you provide.
  3. Go through the menu items on the left hand side to complete the application process.
  4. After all the required items are complete, you may submit your application. Note: No changes can be made after submitting your application. Please carefully review your application and make all edits before submitting.

Admissions Deadlines

Applicant Type

Application DeadlineDecision Date 

Full-Time (Spring start)

Application processing begins September 1Rolling through January (start of classes)
Part-Time (Spring start)


Application processing begins September 1Rolling through January (start of classes)



(Fall start)

Early Action: November 1

Early Action:

December 15

 Round 1: December 1Round 1: January 15
 Round 2: January 20Round 2: March 5
 Round 3: March 15Round 3: May 1
 Round 4: May 1 through September 1 (round 4 applicants are accepted on a space available basisRound 4: Rolling decisions through September (start of classes)

Application processing begins

October 1



(Fall start)

October 1 through September 1 (preferred consideration June 1). Application processing begins

October 1

Rolling decisions January 15 through September (start of classes)

Important: Fall applicants planning to start graduate studies over the summer should apply by January 20. All students accepted for fall admission are eligible to begin taking courses in the summer.