Paving the way to an accounting career
The Rutgers Business School Master of Accountancy in Professional Accounting (M.S.) program is a 30-credit, part-time accounting degree for those who don't have a traditional educational or professional accounting background, but are seeking an advanced degree in accounting.
Our program balances accounting theory and practice and prepares you to meet the needs of the profession and make a successful career change without the increased cost of pursuing an MBA.
If you have an undergraduate degree in a business discipline other than accounting, as well as some work experience, then the professional accounting program will help to prepare and equip you for a successful transition into a career in accounting.
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- 30 credits, 11 courses
- Fall, spring and summer start options
- Part-time course of study with option of transferring to full-time via MBA in Professional Accounting program
- Receive up to 6 credits for prior graduate course work
- Satisfies New Jersey CPA exam credit hours with an undergraduate degree in business
- Take day classes with MBA in Professional Accounting students.
Prepare for the CPA
The Master of Accountancy in Professional Accounting program satisfies New Jersey CPA exam credit hour requirements. If sitting for the CPA is in your plans, our accounting program will help you succeed.
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Professor, Director of the MBA in Professional Accounting Program and Director of the RBS Teaching Excellence Center
Alexander J. Sannella is currently a Professor of Accounting at the Rutgers Business School and the Director of the MBA in Professional Accounting Program and the Director of the Rutgers Business School Teaching Excellence Center. He received his Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from New York University and is a...