American University, Kogod School of Business
The master’s in accounting program is a 30-credit accelerated program that typically takes 12-18 months to complete. Dickinson's partnership opportunity is open to seniors and Dickinson alumni with a minimum 3.3 GPA. Students who have taken the following courses and earned a minimum grade of B will be waived of comparable courses in the MS accounting program:
- INBM 110 – Fundamentals of Accounting
- INBM 300 – Intro to Cost Accounting
- ECON 111 – Intro to Microeconomics
- ECON 112 – Intro to Macroeconomics
- INBM 250 – Finance
- INBM 220 – Managerial Decision Making
Applicants recommended from Dickinson will be considered for a merit-based scholarship of up to $10,000, and their application fee to the MS accounting program will be waived. Application requirements are as follows:
- Statement of purpose (500 words)
- Official Dickinson transcript
- 2 letters of recommendation (and one from Laura Kilko, the program liaison; see below)
Applicants who receive favorable recommendation from Dickinson will then submit an online application and will be invited for a mandatory interview at American. Applications must submit applications to Laura Kilko in the Career Center by November 1.
Thunderbird School of Global Management
Rising seniors with at least a 3.3 GPA may enroll in the first semester of the master of arts in global affairs or master of science in global management program. Successful completion of 12 credits with at least a 3.0 GPA will earn the student a powerful postgraduate credential even before completion of Dickinson’s undergraduate program: the certificate in advanced global studies.
Dickinson students who have earned the certificate in advanced global studies are guaranteed admission to the second term of master of arts in global affairs or master of science in global management. Dickinson students who do not participate in the certificate in advanced global studies program are granted preference in admission to the master of arts and master of science programs at the Thunderbird School of Global Management. For more information, please contact our Office of Global Education or the faculty contact for the program.
Please note that Dickinson financial aid does not extend to the student's time at Thunderbird School of Global Management. Check with Thunderbird for its current financial aid policy.
University of Rochester, Simon School of Business
Dickinson graduates will be given priority consideration for admission to the MBA program or to one of four specialized business-related masters programs, a waiver of the admission application fee and a minimum of $10,000 per year in merit-based scholarship support (with additional merit scholarship support possible). For more information, please contact Laura Kilko, associate director/pre-law advisor in the Career Center.
Additional graduate and partner opportunities are available in the following areas of academic interest: