Professional Accounting, Master | Part time online | Rutgers University | United States
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Professional Accounting

12 months
1184 USD/credit 35520 USD/year
1184 USD/credit 35520 USD/year
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Our Professional Accounting program at Rutgers University 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.


The Rutgers University Business School Master of Accountancy in Professional Accounting (M.S.) program is a 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. This program is now 100% online.

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

Program highlights

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Auditing Concepts
  • Business Law
  • Cost and Managerial Accounting
  • Cybersecurity Assurance
  • Government Accounting and Auditing
  • Income Tax Accounting

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates with undergraduate degrees in arts and sciences are welcome to apply. However, general business credits are required to sit for the CPA exam, in addition to accounting credits.
  • Our program only offers 4 credits in general business. As a result, if the candidate with an undergraduate degree in arts and sciences wishes to pursue a CPA license, the additional general business credits must be obtained from another source.
  • While accounting-related work experience is not required, some work experience is beneficial. No GMAT is required.
  • Application fee (non-refundable) - $70
  • Official transcripts
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), IELTS, or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
  • You must provide two letters of recommendation
  • Submit your current resume
  • Essay

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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