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Admissions Requirements

All Applicants

Must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or its equivalent in another country.

Applicants Who Have Taken the GMAT or the GRE

  • Must have a GMAT/GRE score of 500 or better.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better in their last 60 hours of coursework.

Applicants Applying for the AACSB GMAT/GRE Waiver

  • Must have earned a BBA from an AACSB accredited school.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.50 in all upper-division (300 or higher) coursework.
  • Must meet the math requirement (earned a B or better in MATH 162, 180, or an equivalent calculus course) OR take MGMT 500 in the admission semester.
  • Must attend the Anderson three-hour writing workshop prior to the admission semester.  Registration information for each semester is disclosed in the admission letter.  These workshops are free.

Applicants Applying for the Master of Accounting Tax or Advanced Track

  • Must have earned an undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB accredited program.
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 when applying with a GMAT or GRE score OR a minimum GPA of 3.25 when applying with the GMAT/GRE waiver.

Applicants Applying for the Master of Accounting Professional Track

  • Must complete two prerequisite courses within 5 years of application with earned grades of B or better.
    • Introductory financial accounting.  MGMT 202/502 at UNM, ACCT 1110 or ACCT 1111 + 1112 at CNM.
    • Introductory Managerial accounting.  MGMT 303/503 at UNM.  Acct 1210 at CNM.
    • Must have a GMAT/GRE score of 500 or better.
    • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better in their last 60 hours of coursework.

For international eligibility requirements, please visit the International Graduate Admissions Guidelines.

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