Financial Accounting

Rutgers University

24 months
24048 USD/year
24048 USD/year
13852 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Ranked among the top 40 graduate accounting programs in North America and with a curriculum endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants, our Financial Accounting program from Rutgers University is strategically designed to help meet the career goals of recently-graduated accounting majors looking to prepare for the CPA exam and CMA exams and launch satisfying careers.


The Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting from Rutgers University is a 30-credit, hybrid graduate accounting program that combines the best of in-person and online learning to provide you and hiring accounting firms with optimal flexibility.

Earn a master’s in accountancy in as little as one year and kick-start your career.

Program Highlights

  • No prior work experience is required, so you can start right away!
  • No GMAT required for Rutgers Business School and College of New Jersey undergraduates with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • A blend of online and in-person classes allows you to plan for the hiring cycle and finish the majority of your degree before you start your first job.
  • Earn the 150 credits needed to sit for the CPA exam or sit for the CMA exam while you are completing your studies.
  • Professional placement opportunities are enhanced through a partnership with a major CPA exam review provider, and concentrations in audit analytics and CMA-based coursework.
  • Receive career and interview coaching and resume advice from a dedicated career specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting in the Digital Era
  • Advanced Accounting Research
  • Advanced Auditing & Accounting Information Systems
  • Contemporary Issues in Corporate Governance
  • Decoding of Corporate Financial Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



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

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable) of $65.00
  • Official Transcripts
  • GMAT Test Results (GRE not accepted)
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
  • You must provide two letters of recommendation
  • Submit your current resume
  • Essay
  • International Applicants: International students (those seeking an F-1 visa) are not eligible for this program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24048 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24048 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24048 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    13852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13852 USD per year and a duration of 24 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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Financial Accounting
Rutgers University