MBA in Accounting

The Accounting MBA Concentration at Rutgers Business School provides you with the necessary skills to pursue a career across a spectrum of industry sectors, including finance, taxation and accounting. Our accounting curriculum integrates management skills with accounting theory and practice and 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 you with the professional knowledge base and skills needed to prepare for the Uniform CPA examination. A flexible curriculum, accounting MBA concentration courses are offered on the Livingston and Newark campuses, and at our satellite locations in Jersey City and Madison, with some courses also available online. Courses can also be taken through the MBA in Professional Accounting program, which is 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