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Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) – Junior Application

As you prepare to enter your senior year at UC San Diego, you should be planning for your life after your Bachelor’s degree. If you are contemplating graduate school and advanced training, we would like to invite you to apply for early consideration for the Fall start of the Master of Professional Accountancy Program (MPAc). Applying for early consideration allows UC San Diego students to apply to the MPAc degree program in their junior year. 

The Junior Application is closed and will re-open in December, 2024.

If you have any questions about the application process or would like to arrange for an advising session, please contact Stacy Goldstein at

Benefits of Applying as a Junior

  • Application fee waiver
  • Early consideration with an expedited review process with minimal required documents
  • One Letter of Recommendation required versus two
  • As a UC San Diego undergraduate student, an automatic $10,000 Fellowship toward the program
  • Access to MPAc resources one year before the start of the program

Why a Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) Degree?

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) will prepare students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities that span public accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. The foundation of the MPAc experience at Rady includes outstanding faculty, integrative accounting knowledge, team projects, emphasis on communication and teamwork, case studies, professional seminars, guest speakers, simulations, and hands-on experiences.

In the Rady School MPAc program you will:

  • Fulfill accounting education requirements for CPA licensure
  • Acquire an advanced degree to become more attractive to potential employers
  • Be part of the UC San Diego and Rady School networks
  • Access personal career coaches via Rady’s Graduate Career Management Center
  • Work in a diverse team as you learn key business functions such as marketing, finance and operations


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