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Governmental Accounting, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (QS) Online
Ranked #8 in the nation according to the 2018 US News & World Report ranking for "Best Online Graduate Business Programs in Accounting," the Rutgers Business School Master's in Governmental Accounting is the first and only program of its kind available entirely online, exclusively at Rutgers University.

About

If you’re looking for a flexible, online accounting master’s program that fits into your busy life and will help you advance an accounting career in the public or nonprofit sector, then the Master’s in Governmental Accounting from Rutgers University is for you.

Taught by industry leaders, our program is designed to prepare you in the rapidly expanding field of government financial management, accounting, and auditing.

At just 30 credits, you can complete this program part-time as you work, and even in as little as a year, while fulfilling the additional credits required to sit for the New Jersey CPA exam.

Program Highlights

  • 100% online convenience
  • No GMAT required – get started right away
  • Great value for government employees – in-state tuition for New Jersey residents is now extended to all out-of-state residents enrolled in the program.
  • 4-course online graduate certificate program available – credits can be applied toward master's degree

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Advanced Topics in Governmental Accounting
  • Concepts in Auditing
  • Design and Development of Information Systems
  • Ethical Issues in Public Financial Management
  • Government Budgeting Systems
  • Governmental Accounting and Auditing
  • Public Financial Management
  • Public Sector Auditing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application fee (non-refundable) of $70.00
  • Official Transcripts
  • GMAT/GRE Test Results
  • 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11340 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11340 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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