MBA in Accounting

The Accounting MBA Concentration at Rutgers Business School provides the skills needed to prepare students for careers across a spectrum of industry sectors, including finance, taxation and accounting. The accounting curriculum integrates management skills with accounting theory and practice. Our program focuses on developing ethical business leaders who are ready to face the challenges of a dynamic global economy.

The accounting concentration is currently offered only in the Part-Time MBA program, and provides broad professional competence and skills to prepare graduates for the Uniform CPA examination. Courses are offered on the Livingston and Newark campuses, and at our off-site locations (Jersey City and Madison) with some courses available online. Courses can also be taken through the MBA in Professional Accounting program, which is only offered during the day on the Newark campus.

In this concentration, students must focus on 1 of 2 areas: CPA Exam Content or Taxation.


Sample Courses for CPA Exam Content

  • Accounting for the Digital Era
  • Auditing Concepts
  • Contemporary Issues in Corporate Governance
  • Income Taxation
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Managerial and Cost Accounting


Sample Courses for Taxation

  • Consolidated Returns
  • Corporate Income Taxation
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Income Taxation
  • Partnership Taxation
  • State & Local Tax
  • Tax-Exempt Entities


Learn more about the program