University of Massachusetts Accounting Department Overview 121 Presidents Drive  Amherst, MA 01003 www.isenberg.umass.edu/accounting/Graduate/MSA/ Department Chair: Christopher Agoglia Associate Chair & MSA Director: William Brown, Accounting (413) 545-5662 Department Telephone: Full-Time Faculty: 12 Adjunct Faculty: Avg. Undergraduate Class Size: 42 Avg. Graduate Size: 48 Accreditations: AACSB Other Campus Locations: Does the program meet Connecticut’s educational requirement to sit for the CPA Exam? Yes Internship/Career Placement Assistance Provided? Yes Accounting Programs Offered: Program BBA-Accounting MS-Accounting Ph.D-Accounting Instruction Live & Online Blended* In-residence Contact Undergraduate Programs Office undergrad@isenberg.umass.edu Jeanne Bagdon jbagdon@isenberg.umass.edu Dave Piercey *MS-Accounting-Summer is in-residence, fall and spring are online. Graduate Admissions: Minimum GMAT score required? Minimum GPA required? Essay required? No** No** Personal Statement Required **We review each applicant’s qualifications including GMAT, academic record, internship and professional experiences, and personal statement. Admissions decisions are based on a holistic evaluation of each candidates’ individual accomplishments. Why Should an Accounting Student Consider your Program? Ranked within the top 15 among public universities, our reputation allows us to recruit and retain top professors in the field of accounting. Our MSA program is flexible allowing students to complete it in as little at 8 months or to take longer based on other commitments. The program is highly regarded by industry and we have strong relationships with the top accounting firms. Our accounting program is separately accredited by AACSB and is one of only 3 in Massachusetts with this distinction. 71