Online graduate application
$20 application fee for first time MSUM applicants
you complete the Graduate Online Application:
Log in to the Graduate Online Application site
Select “Check Status”
Select eServices at the top of the page. You will be able to pay the application fee using a
credit or debit card.
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
Contact ALL the colleges and universities you have attended and have
your transcripts sent to:
Graduate Studies Office
MSU Moorhead, 1104 7th Ave. S.
Moorhead, MN 56563
You do not need to order transcripts from MSUM or other MnSCU
institutions. See Transcript Policy for more details.
Baccalaureate degree in Accounting OR Finance from an accredited
institution (finance majors must have one year of intermediate accounting)
The Graduate Studies Office and the Accounting and Finance Department will
check this item once we have received all of your transcripts.
Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 for full admission; 2.75 GPA for
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); required of all applicants
whose GPA falls between 2.75 and 3.0; minimum score of 550 required; only
official scores accepted; no more than 5 years old
Schedule your test early. Allow 4
weeks for MSUM to receive your scores.
When prompted at the test site, enter MSUM as a receiving school, code 6678.
Letter of intent (only required of non-MSUM students)
Prepare a letter of intent stating
reasons for pursuing a M.S. in Accounting and Finance. Put your name on all pages. Upload it to
the Graduate Online Application site:
1. Log in to
the Graduate Online Application site
“Program Specific Requirements”, click on “Upload Now” button by “Letter of
Two recommendations (only required of non-MSUM students)
Click on “Submit References Now” under “Program Specific Requirements”
Follow directions for selecting your references. Be very careful
when you enter the e-mail address and decide who you would like to be your
references because you cannot change this once it has been submitted.
After you indicate who your references are, the online system will send them
a link to fill out a recommendation form.
Your dashboard should indicate Once the Grad Office receive the
recommendation form from them, your dashboard will show “recommendation
you have any questions about the application process,
call the Graduate Studies Office at:
you have specific program questions, please contact the program coordinator:
Sheri Erickson, Ph.D.