九游会游戏 has partnered with the Raymond A. Mason School of 业务 at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA to create an accelerated pathway for Cornell students to be accepted into the William and Mary one-year Master of Accounting degree program (W&米MAcc). This nationally ranked program welcomes students from 九游会游戏 majoring in any area of economics and business. The purpose of the partnership is to streamline Cornell students’ pathway to admission, knowing that recommendation by Cornell’s department chair ensures acceptance.

For admission to the W&M MAcc程序, 九游会游戏 students will need to

  • Be nominated by the chair of the 经济学 and 业务 Department
  • 适用于W&M MAcc程序 your junior or senior year at Cornell
  • Maintain a cumulative college GPA of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0规模
  • Develop a plan to complete the W&M Acc prerequisites through Cornell coursework, 转让的课程, or MAcc boot camp summer intensive courses

You will receive the following benefits

  • A $10,000 scholarship from the W&M MAcc程序 (up to three awards each year)
  • You may qualify for additional merit scholarship funding
  • You will not have to take the GMAT or GRE to be admitted to the W&M MAcc程序
  • You will not pay an application fee to the W&M MAcc程序

什么是W&M MAcc prerequisites?

The following courses are required to qualify for admission into the W&M MAcc程序, if you are not able to take all of the Cornell courses that fulfill these requirements you will have the option to take courses through summer intensive boot camps during the summer of your junior or senior year. The boot camp courses are not a part of your 九游会游戏 or W&M MAcc tuition so you will incur additional costs for each course that you elect to take during boot camp.

W&M MAcc要求 九游会游戏的课程 Suggested Year for Course
统计数据 STA 201 第一或第二
Principles of Accounting 央行151年 第一个
Intermediate Cost Accounting 央行253年 第二个
Financial Accounting I Acadeum Partner course or W&M夏季训练营 第三
Financial Accounting II Acadeum Partner course or W&M夏季训练营 第三
审计 & 内部控制 Acadeum Partner course or W&M夏季训练营 第四
Introduction to US Federal Income Tax Acadeum Partner course or W&M夏季训练营 第四

If you’re interested in this program you’re strongly encouraged to work closely with the ECB department chair in addition to your academic advisor. The ECB chairperson and your advisor will help you develop a plan to complete your Cornell major, qualify you for the MAcc program, all within four years.

What are the advantages of pursuing a Master of Accounting degree?

The College of William and Mary is one of the oldest and most prestigious names in higher education. W&M MAcc程序 graduates report a 96.1 placement rate upon graduation. 66% of those students find careers in accounting firms Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG). 整体, graduates enjoy challenging careers with an average 5 year salary of $82,000 and a media starting salary of $69,000.

“Partnerships with Master’s degree programs are strong votes of confidence in the 九游会游戏 experience. Universities are confident that our students are ready and prepared for advanced training. So much so that the process has been greatly simplified, with graduate admissions guaranteed for qualifying 九游会游戏 students.” -- Santhi Hejeebu, Professor and Chair of 经济学 and 业务

 What careers do MAcc graduates take on?

  • 欺诈审查员
  • Financial controller
  • Public accountants

  • Corporate accountants

  • 金融分析师

  • 审计人员

  • Acquisition and mergers experts

  • CFOs of Fortune 500 companies

  • 教授

Who will be a good fit for this accelerated Master of Accounting program?

If you’re excited about becoming an ethical business leader and are ready to demonstrate a strong work ethic, 开车, 成熟, 完整性, and self-awareness, this program could be exactly what you’re looking for. 另外,参加W&M MAcc is a natural extension of your Cornell experience as the program emphasizes one-on-one career coaching, networking with future employers, and emphasizes interview practice for your future career. If you’re currently a student at Cornell, schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to discuss this exciting opportunity and how you can prepare for it. 

If you’re considering attending Cornell and want to learn more about this program, please let your admission counselor know and they can connect you with a faculty member who can answer your detailed questions.