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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 and Analytics (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 and Analytics 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 and Analytics program
  • No graduate school application fee
  • No required Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Networking opportunities with current students and alumni
  • 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

The fall 2023 application is closed. Details about the fall 2024 application will be available this fall.


For more information, visit the Master of Accountancy and Analytics website. Please email the College of Business with questions about the Accountancy EAP.