Admission into the Integrated MAcc Program is selective, with acceptance decisions based on a variety of factors.

Interested students can apply to the Integrated MAcc Program, using their own Penn State credentials, beginning in November of their second year. Accepted applicants must be accepted into accounting as their undergraduate program major before beginning the program in the fall semester of their third year.

Program enrollment is limited. The Accounting Department at Smeal bases acceptance decisions on:

  • Prior performance at Penn State, with particular emphasis on courses that are indicators of aptitude for a rigorous accounting program
  • SAT scores
  • The Department may also require applicants to successfully complete an exam testing mastery of Accounting 211 material and/or may also conduct interviews with select applicants

The application process is currently closed. If you have any questions about whether or not applying is still possible, please email If you are entering your 2nd year at Penn State please check back in November 2022 and apply at that time.


The Semester Schedule page will provide an example of required coursework.


For further information, please refer to the video recording of the information session held on 1/19/22 about the Integrated MAcc program.