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Choose Accounting

Understand BYU-Idaho's current transfer agreements with Graduate Schools

The university you plan to attend may influence which courses you choose. The BYU-Idaho Accounting Department has transfer agreements with the following universities. If you elect to attend a university other than those listed, you should consult with the university you wish to attend for Grad School to determine which courses you should choose. You can also work in tandem with the Academic Discovery Center for the College of Business and Communication at BYU-Idaho to help you with course sequencing.

Boise State University Idaho State University Southern Utah University University of Idaho and University of Utah Montana State University Utah State University Weber State University
ACCTG 312 ACCG 322 ACCTG 312 ACCTG 312 ACCTG 312 ACCTG 312 ACCTG 312
ACCTG 322   ACCTG 322 ACCTG 403 ACCTG 403 ACCTG 322 ACCTG 322
ACCTG 403   ACCTG 403     ACCTG 403 ACCTG 403

*ACCTG 322 can be taken as part of Boise State University's masters program if you take it there. However, if you take it at BYU-Idaho, you will need to choose another course in the masters program at Boise State.  

Complete the following activities

  1. Determine your list of criteria
  2. Compare post bachelor's school data
  3. Talk with admissions
  4. Consider school rankings
  5. Attend post bachelor's school forums and events
  6. Network with professionals in similar fields
  7. Interview with Admissions
  8. Understand financial aid

Choose CIT

Complete the following activities

  1. Determine your list of criteria
  2. Compare post bachelor's school data
  3. Talk with admissions
  4. Consider school rankings
  5. Attend post bachelor's school forums and events
  6. Network with professionals in similar fields
  7. Interview with Admissions
  8. Understand financial aid

Choose Communication

Complete the following activities

  1. Determine your list of criteria
  2. Compare post bachelor's school data
  3. Talk with admissions
  4. Consider school rankings
  5. Attend post bachelor's school forums and events
  6. Network with professionals in similar fields
  7. Interview with Admissions
  8. Understand financial aid

Choose Economics

Complete the following activities

  1. Determine your list of criteria
  2. Compare post bachelor's school data
  3. Talk with admissions
  4. Consider school rankings
  5. Attend post bachelor's school forums and events
  6. Network with professionals in similar fields
  7. Interview with Admissions
  8. Understand financial aid

Choose MBA

How do I choose which MBA program to attend?

  1. Determine your criteria
    1. Where do you want to live?
    2. How much do you want to spend?
    3. What are your career aspirations?
  2. Find a mentor
    • Mentors are not just great contacts, but can provide some valuable information for the programs you want to go into or in possibly helping you network.
  3. Determine if you are qualified for certain schools and what their acceptance rates are. Call the school and ask the following questions:
    1. Average GPA needed
      • If you had all other qualifications but didn't have a great GPA, does the range change
    2. Average GMAT scores.
    3. How many applicants were there last year, and how many were accepted?
    4. What is the male to female acceptance ratio?
    5. What is the international to national student ratio?
  4. Consider and understand how MBA School Rankings work
    • Forbes, The Sum of All the business School Rankings (2014), by Matt Symonds\
      • Discusses the 2014 MBA Rankings compiled by MBA250, and provides snapshots to other articles showing some growing trends in MBA programs including schools in Canada and Asia.
    • Forbes, How to Get Into Business School, by Matt Symonds
      • After reading staggering data about how many candidates are going for some of these graduate schools, Symonds offers hope by providing valuable insight to help you get in to your dream grad school