Admission Requirements

Application Deadline

Completed applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the fall cohort is full. The following documents must be submitted and will be considered when applying.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a 3.2 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
  • Written personal statement: a one-page statement describing your interest and qualifications for the program, as well as history of relevant business experience

  • 2 Letters of recommendation

  • Professional resume

  • GMAT score
    • GMAT waiver requests are considered on a case-by-case basis and are based on a combination of advanced academic credentials with a substantial history of professional achievement. For more information, see our GMAT Waiver Policy.


The MSA program is designed for students with business-related undergraduate degrees. Matriculation in the MSA program requires completion of all prerequisites prior to beginning the MSA Program.

  • Financial Accounting    3 CR
  • Managerial Accounting    3 CR
  • Two Intermediate Accounting courses    6 CR
  • Auditing    3 CR
  • Federal Taxes    3 CR

Students with a baccalaureate degree in a field other than accounting or other business area are required to complete 15 credits of accounting and 15 credits of business prerequisites before an application to the MSA program will be considered.

The address to which all documents can be sent is:

Sacred Heart University
Office of Graduate Admissions
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

For further information regarding admission requirements, contact:

Pam Pillo
Executive Director of Graduate Admissions
West Campus, W3L300
Tel: 203-365-4716