3 + 2 Program

The integrated 3 + 2 MAcc program is designed for students currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in accounting at Washburn. Students with a declared major in accounting may apply and be accepted to the program during their junior year at Washburn. After completion of 84 credit hours, achieving senior status, students may begin taking graduate courses in the MAcc program of study. Upon completion of the specified MAcc requirements and the requirements for an undergraduate degree in accounting the Master of Accountancy degree and the Bachelor of Business Administration degree will be granted simultaneously.

The Integrated 3 +2 MAcc program is open to qualified undergraduate students at Washburn as well as to qualified undergraduate who transfer to Washburn from other colleges and universities. Undergraduate admittance to the 150-hour accountancy program requires completion of a minimum of 84 semester hours of college credit with at least a 3.0 GPA (WU GPA) and admission to the School of Business.

Additional course work completed must include the following accounting courses (or equivalent):

  • AC 321 Intermediate Accounting I
  • AC322 Intermediate Accounting II
  • AC 325 Cost Accounting
  • AC 330 Accounting Information Systems
  • EC 211 Statistics of Business and Economics

To be eligible to participate in the 3 + 2 Program in Accountancy, at a minimum, a student must have:

  • Senior standing as defined by Washburn University
  • 2.8 GPA in all accounting courses (on a 4-point scale)
  • Earned a minimum undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4-point scale)
  • Admission to the Washburn School of Business
  • 3 + 2 program applicants are not required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Students admitted to the 3 + 2 MAcc Program must maintain a cumulative WU grade point average of 3.0 or higher for coursework completed subsequent to admission to be considered in good standing in the program. If a student's cumulative grade point average subsequent to admission falls below the 3.0 minimum, the student is placed on probation and given one semester to return to good standing. in unusual cases, the director of the 150-hour Program may grant one additional probationary semester. A student who fails to return to good standing is subject to dismissal from the program. In unusual cases, the director of the 150-hour Program may make exceptions.

For more information:
Dr. Barbara Scofield, Director of MAcc Program

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