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Accounting and Information Technology

Graduate Advisor
Dr. William Chittenden
businessgraduate@txstate.edu
512.245.3591
McCoy Hall, Room 530

Advisor Support
Dr. Sam Lee
samlee@txstate.edu
512.245.3225
McCoy Hall, Room 463

Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods
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The master of science in accounting and information technology (MSAIT) program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the hallmark of excellence in business and accounting education. Less than 5% of the world’s business programs are accredited by AACSB.

Degree Hours Thesis Option Minor Option
M.S. 36 Non-Thesis No minor

Deadlines U.S. Citizen International
Fall - Priority February 1 February 1
Fall - Standard June 1 June 1
Spring October 1 October 1
Summer I No Admission No Admission
Summer II No Admission No Admission

Application Deadline
This program has a firm deadline.

Funding Information
Applications must be complete by the priority deadline to be considered for funding.

Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a rolling basis.

Application Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. International applicants, please visit our international web pages for additional requirements.

ApplyTexas Application

  • completed online ApplyTexas application

  Review the instructions for submitting your ApplyTexas application.


Application Fee(s)

  • $40 nonrefundable application fee
  • $50 nonrefundable international evaluation fee (if applicable)

  Review the instructions for submitting your application fee(s).


Transcripts & GPA

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • a competitive GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)

  Review the instructions for submitting your transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if admission is granted.


GRE or GMAT Scores

  • official GMAT or GRE scores required with a preferred competitive minimum

  Review the instructions for submitting your official test scores.


Documents

  • resume/CV detailing your work experience, extracurricular and community activities, and honors and achievements
  • responses to specific essay questions
  • two letters of recommendation from persons best able to assess your ability to succeed in graduate school

  Read additional information about the program's admissions review process.

  Review the instructions for using the Graduate Admissions Document Upload tool (GADU) to submit your documents. You will have access to GADU after you submit your ApplyTexas application and activate your Texas State NetID.


TOEFL or IELTS Scores

Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall and minimum individual module scores of
    • 19 listening
    • 19 reading
    • 19 speaking
    • 18 writing
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

This program does not offer admission if the scores above are not met.

  Review the instructions for submitting your official test scores.


Additional Information

  Admissions Review Process
Admission to all graduate business degree programs is competitive and designed to identify those who have the ability, interest, and maturity to manage the rigors of the programs as well as potential for future professional growth; therefore, the admissions committee will carefully consider all aspects of your professional and academic background. The admissions committee will also closely review the qualitative elements of your application, such as letters of recommendation, quality of written essays, relevant work experience, extracurricular and community activities, honors and achievements, and other personal characteristics that will enhance diversity in academic programs.