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The Graduate School of Management seeks candidates with the potential to become innovative leaders ready to make a global impact. Successful applicants have impressive records of achievement and the promise to accomplish much more.

Students with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university who meet the minimum entrance requirements are invited to apply for the MPAc program. An undergraduate accounting degree is not required.

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Accepting applications for this fall on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Program Manager Crissy Lyles for more information.

2017 Application Deadlines

Round Application Deadlines Decision Deadline
Round 1: 11/2/16 12/14/16
Round 2: 1/11/17 2/22/17
Round 3: 3/1/17 4/12/17
Round 4: 5/17/17 6/21/17

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Successful completion of the following three courses, or their equivalents:
    • Introduction to Financial Accounting
    • Introduction to Managerial Accounting
    • Business Law

Application Materials

  • Application form
  • Current resume
  • List of outside activities, awards and honors
  • Personal statement (250 words)
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Two recommendations in sealed envelopes or submitted online
  • Official GMAT or GRE test score
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS (international applicants)
  • $125 application fee


With our commitment to the environment and sustainability, we highly encourage using our our online application system. If you choose to participate in our green initiative and submit your application online you will still need to request all official transcripts to be sealed and mailed to the address listed below. If applying using our paper application, submit all of your materials together in one envelope.

Fall 2015 MPAc Application*

Fall 2015 MPAc Recommendation Form*

*Fill-able forms are not editable online, you must download the form to complete on a computer and email in.

Mail Application Materials to:

UC Davis Graduate School of Management – Admissions
Gallagher Hall
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA  95616

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