Application Requirements

Applications to the grated 3:2 MSA program follow a separate process, and requires current enrollment in the undergraduate accounting program at Bradley University. For more information about the application process for the integrated 3:2 program, read our MSA 3:2 FAQs or visit the integrated 3:2 program website.

For the most up-to-date information regarding MSA applications, visit the graduate school catalog. Candidates must submit the following materials with their completed application:

  • Essay response
  • Non-refundable application fee of $40 ($50 for international applicants)
  • Official transcript(s) from degree-granting institutions
  • Two current letters of recommendation
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) exam results
  • Current resume
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) results (if your native language is not English)

Preparing for the GMAT

The GMAT is a standardized test designed to measure aptitude for graduate study in management. Applicants must arrange to take the test in sufficient time to permit processing of the application with the test results. For reporting the test results, the Bradley University GMAT institutional code is 1070.

For more information on the GMAT structure, preparation, and more, visit Curious to see what the GMAT is like without a huge time commitment? Take the GMAT Mini-Quiz, which includes a few sample questions from each section of the test.

For a more realistic practice experience, the makers of the GMAT have made two full-length practice tests available on their website for free.

The GMAT exam may only be waived under rare circumstances at the discretion of the MSA Academic Director. Transcripts, documentation of relevant work experience, and other materials may be required before a waiver will be considered.

Questions about admissions or the GMAT exam may be directed to