How to Apply

Apply through the Fox online application system and submit your $60 application fee. Graduate candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum overall 3.0 GPA, as well as a minimum 3.0 GPA in accounting, to apply.

Prerequisite Courses

Applicants are required to complete the following six prerequisite courses.

  • Auditing 
  • Cost Accounting
  • Federal Taxes on Income 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Intermediate Accounting I and II

Summer Bridge Program

The MAcc Summer Bridge program at Temple University is an option for students who wish to pursue a Master of Accountancy degree and have no previous accounting or business education. The bridge program prepares business students with the fundamental background knowledge they need to succeed in the program.


Successful completion of financial accounting at Fox or another accredited institution, self-study of introductory financial accounting through an approved online platform such as Coursera (certificate of completion is required), or the equivalent of financial accounting through the CLEP exam.

Summer 1

  • ACCT 2521 - Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 3511 - Intermediate Accounting I

Summer 2

  • ACCT 3512 - Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 3531 - Federal Taxes on Income
  • ACCT 3596 - Auditing

Students who complete the program with at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and at least a B- in the courses listed above, with a four-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, are eligible to enroll in the MAcc program in the fall semester.

Contact us if you have questions about whether the Fox MAcc Summer Bridge is right for you.

David Jones is the academic director of the Master of Accountancy program.

Chang Liu is the associate director of Graduate Admissions.

The MAcc Summer Bridge accounting pre-requisite courses can be completed through the Office of Continuing Studies. To register for the courses, first-time Continuing Studies students must complete an online application. After completing the application, you will receive a message from to schedule a Zoom meeting.

To schedule an appointment or to ask general questions about Continuing Studies, please visit the Continuing Studies Front Desk Zoom Room.

Supporting Materials

International Applicants

TOEFL scores are required for non-native English speakers, unless your degree is from an English language university located in a native English language country. Learn more about the international application

International applicants must satisfy all admissions requirements, with the following considerations. 

  • Applicants' Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I and Intermediate Accounting II course equivalents must address U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Prerequisite tax courses should address U.S. tax laws. 
  • In addition to official university transcripts, course descriptions and/or syllabi describing course requirements in English must be included in application materials. 

Admissions Deadlines

  • Early Decision Deadline: Dec. 15
  • Scholarship Deadline and International Deadline: March 1
  • Final Deadline: June 30

Applications are reviewed as they are received and can sometimes be considered after the deadline.


For questions regarding your application, contact the admissions representative for your specific program.