Fairleigh Dickinson University
  Silberman College of Business
MS in Taxation Program
 

Admission Criteria

 

Students may be admitted to the MS in Taxation Program if they satisfy any one of the following admission criteria:

 


    1


GMAT. Four-year undergraduate degree with a GPA x 200, plus a GMAT score that adds up to 1050 or higher.
For example, an applicant with a 3.2 undergraduate GPA and a 470 on the GMAT would score 1,110. GRE score can
be accepted in lieu of GMAT.

2


CPA, or passed all 4 parts of the CPA exam, plus an undergraduate or graduate accounting or business-related degree
with GPA of 3.0 or higher (
our Graduate Committee may grants an exception for lower than 3.0 GPA)

3


Attorney, or passed the Bar exam, plus an undergraduate or graduate accounting or business-related degree with GPA of 3.0 or higher (
our Graduate Committee may grants an exception for lower than 3.0 GPA)


  4


CFP, PFS, CMA, CFA, EA, plus an undergraduate or graduate accounting or business-related degree with GPA of 3.0 or higher (our Graduate Committee may grants an exception for lower than 3.0 GPA)

5


MBA or graduate degree from an AACSB accredited college or university, with an undergraduate degree/graduate degree with GPA of 3.0 or higher (
our Graduate Committee may grants an exception for lower than 3.0 GPA)

6
New


Substantial and related work experience
. The GMAT is also waived for applicants who have relevant and substantial professional work experience in the field of accounting, financial planning, and / or taxation. Such applicants will need to document at least three years of relevant professional work experience. Students admitted under the work experience exception will gain conditional admission and will be required to maintain at least a cumulative 3.00 grade-point average in their first nine (9) credits in the MST program or else be required to take the GMAT.

7

New


Current FDU SCB undergraduate students.
GMAT is waived for students having 3.2 GPA or higher under the 4+1 program.

 

Note: The GMAT exam may be waived for admission criteria 2 - 7 above.

        

             Updated: 2016.06.13

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