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Doctoral Degrees Offered: None

Master Degrees Offered: Master of Accounting (M.Acct.)

Online Degrees: None

Area(s) of Specialization (will appear on all ISU transcripts after graduation): Financial Reporting & Assurance (M.Acct.); Information Systems and Analytics (M.Acct.); Managerial Decision Making (M.Acct.); Tax (M.Acct.);

Learning Goals that students in this program are expected to meet include:

  1. Ability to think critically and creatively about accounting problems
  2. Ability to communicate effectively
  3. Ability to work with others as a member of a team
  4. Awareness and sensitivity for dealing with ethical concerns

Master's Degree Outcomes

Career Placement Outcomes

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Contact: Sam Sivaskandan
Phone: 515-294-8118
E-mail Address:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: Fall term - May 1st, Spring term - Oct 1st, summer term - April 1st. International students should apply at least three months before the start of term they are applying for.

Program Requires GRE: No

Program Requires GMAT : No

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 600
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 100
PTE 68
Duolingo (approved through spring 2023) 120

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Iowa State University
Dr Charles B Handy Graduate Programs Office
1420 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2027