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Master of Accounting Online, WebMAcc

About the Program

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 30
Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

The online Master of Accounting program at Georgia Southern University provides individuals with the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree without disrupting their personal and work lives. The two year program is designed to fit the needs of working professionals, with students taking two courses each fall and spring, and one course each summer. Classes are taught by the faculty in our AACSB accredited School of Accountancy, a distinction held by only 180 accounting programs worldwide. Our courses are designed to mirror the rigor and quality of our traditional campus program. Quality and flexibility make the WebMAcc a great choice!

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Admission Requirements

  • Statement of Purpose Essay: Because the admissions process may not allow for personal interviews, this essay is a crucial reflection of the applicant’s written communication skills.
  • Past Academic Performance: Current competitive GPA: While there is no minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) requirement, the admissions committee views past grades as an important indicator of the applicant’s future academic performance. The committee may also consider the ranking and reputation of the applicant’s undergraduate institution.
  • Professional Experience: There is no work experience requirement although work experience will be viewed positively by the admissions committee.
  • Other Required Scores: Competitive scores on any other required tests will also be considered and are an extremely important component of the application.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Letters are optional but may boost candidates’ chances for admission. References should speak to the applicant’s personal qualities, career potential, and potential to succeed in the classroom.
  • Program Prerequisites: Students are required to have completed the following upper-level accounting classes in order to be considered for admission into the WebMAcc program: Intermediate Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Income Tax, Accounting Information Systems, and Auditing.

Additional Requirement for International Students

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores*

*Unofficial test scores and transcripts (one per institution attended) are permitted for the application process. Official documents must be submitted prior to matriculation if offered admission.

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA. (

Advanced Bachelor’s to Master’s (ABM) Information

Qualified students may be eligible for an accelerated bachelor’s to master’s (ABM) program. ABM programs allow you to begin graduate studies in your senior year so you can accelerate completion of a graduate degree. You’ll earn both a bachelor’s and a graduate degree faster. And since any graduate courses taken as an undergraduate are billed at the undergraduate tuition rate, you’ll save money too. Learn more about accelerated bachelor’s to master’s programs.



Priority: March 1*

Final: July 15*


Priority: October 1*

Final: November 15*


Priority: April 1*

Final: April 15*

*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Program Contact Information

Parker College of Business Graduate Programs Office

Last updated: 1/12/2024