Montclair State University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
701 USD/credit
701 USD/credit
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The MS in Accounting program at the Montclair State University helps you develop strong, comprehensive functional and technical skills as well as a specialized, in-depth understanding of the complexities of current accounting and tax practices.


Key facts about the Accounting program:

  • Classroom at the Montclair State University learning is immediately transferrable to the job and also prepares students to sit for the New Jersey CPA examination. We design our programs to give you the skills and confidence necessary to thrive in a dynamic global marketplace. You’ll learn to be both flexible and strategic, so you can plan ahead and seize opportunities as they arise. Our highly qualified graduates go on to work in a wide variety of corporations, nonprofit institutions and in the public sector.
  • The Graduate School requires a U.S. bachelor’s degree in accounting, or the equivalent, in order to be eligible to apply for the MS in Accounting graduate program. Applicants with non-U.S. degrees, please visit the International Applicants page to review the U.S. degree equivalency information.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Internal Auditing 
  • Governmental and Not For Profit Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Taxation for Accountants
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Taxation and International Management Accounting
  • Fraud Examination
  • Forensic Accounting
  • International Accounting and Auditing
  • Business Law 
  • Legal Issues in Forensic Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rolling admission: This program does not have a deadline. You are encouraged to complete your application at least six weeks prior to the beginning of classes.




33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit online application
  • One transcript from each college attended
  • Complete a Statement of Purpose (details specified within the application)
  • Two letters of recommendation, from persons qualified to evaluate the applicant’s promise of academic achievement and potential for professional growth (Optional for Spring 2021 and Fall 2021)
  • Standardized Test Scores: GMAT (see test waiver policies). Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 applicants only – the GMAT will be waived for applicants with a US earned bachelor degree of a 2.75 GPA or higher
  • Resume: A current resume is not required, but applicants are encouraged to include one.
  • Pay (or waive) the non-refundable $60 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    701 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 701 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    701 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 701 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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