The M.S. in Commerce Program is specifically designed for candidates who have graduated or who will be graduating within 18 months of matriculation with a strong liberal arts, science, or engineering undergraduate degree. Students who have an undergraduate major in business or equivalent coursework are not eligible to apply. Business majors, please refer to our M.S. in Global Commerce.
Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Applicants must complete or plan to complete the following prerequisite UVA coursework or equivalents from other institutions before formal admission to the program. Applicants may apply without having completed all prerequisite coursework but must complete remaining required coursework prior to matriculation. Prerequisites must be taken for a grade and in class*. View complete course descriptions online through the University Registrar.
- COMM 2010 Introduction to Financial Accounting
- ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics
- Introduction to Statistics**
* The only online course that students may take for a prerequisite is COMM 2010 Introduction to Financial Accounting, offered online through the University of Virginia's summer sessions.
**UVA statistics courses that qualify to serve as a prerequisite are STAT 1120, STAT 2020, STAT 2120, SOC 3120, SOC 3130, ECON 3720, PPOL 4240, PSYC 3005, APMA 3110, and APMA 3120.
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