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How to Apply for the Accountancy Early Assurance Program

Outstanding high school seniors are invited to apply for Ohio University’s Early Assurance Program (EAP) for the Master of Accountancy (MAcc).

Early assurance program students apply for admission to the MAcc program while they are still in high school, and a slot in the master’s program is reserved for them as long as they maintain program requirements during their undergraduate time at OHIO. 

The Master of Accountancy provides students with an engaging learning experience. Upon graduation, students are transformed into a promising accounting professional of integrity.  The program utilizes a unique approach to classroom teaching: a problem-based methodology that presents students with real life situations and challenges them to perform team-based and independent research. This approach give students a competitive advantage and provides them with the practical skills they need to be successful and have a rewarding career.

Benefits of the Accountancy EAP

  • Admission to the Master of Accountancy program
  • No graduate school application fee
  • No required Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Mentoring from current graduate students
  • Co-curricular program activities
  • Networking events with potential employers


  • Have the equivalent high school GPA of 3.0 or greater on  4.0 scale
  • Have been admitted to OHIO's Athens campus as first-year student majoring in Accounting.

Application Process

Details about the application process for the Accountancy EAP will be available soon!

For more information, visit the Master of Accountancy website. Please email Natalie Wittman, assistant director of residential graduate programs in the College of Business, with questions about the Accountancy EAP.