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Master's Candidate Graduate Admission Process

Candidates for admission to:

  • MS in Accountancy (MSA)
  • MS in Financial Planning (MSFP) 
  • MS in Taxation (MST)
  • Emerging Leaders MBA Program (ELMBA)

Must submit the following three items:

Candidates for admission to:

  • MS in Finance (MSF)
  • MS in Marketing Analytics (MSMA)
  • MS in Information Technology (MSIT)

Applicants to one of these programs must have completed an internship prior to applying to the Graduate School. Please see the Internship Requirement page for more information regarding this requirement.             

Must submit the following in addition to the above three items:

  • Recommendation Form

The recommendation from must be filled out by a former internship supervisor (non-Bentley supervisor/employee). A request will be sent to the person filling out the recommendation form through the online system.



  • 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 Master's 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


Spring Start - Application Deadline

Full-time Applicants

October 1

Part-time Applicants

November 1


Fall Start - Application Deadline

Full-time Applicants

Round 1: December 1
Round 2: January 20
Round 3: March 15
Round 4: Rolling

Part-time Applicants

June 1

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.