Professor Peggy Griffin, MBA, CPA, CFP, CFEEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (201) 200-3353Fax: (201) 200-3242
The Master of Science degree in accounting provides students with an opportunity to broaden and develop beyond the undergraduate level in critical thinking, writing and analytical skills. The program is designed to prepare students to integrate ethical principles into decision making, critically evaluate alternative solutions, articulate issues effectively, and solve complex problems. The graduate program of study combined with the bachelor’s degree in accounting meets the current minimum educational requirements for the certified public accountant (CPA) license in New Jersey. The CPA license is acknowledged internationally as a standard for accountants in public accounting and in the corporate environment. The CPA license is a valuable credential for career progression and for broadening professional skills and perspective.
Graduate courses are held at two off campus locations. Students may study at NJCU at HARBORSIDE located at Financial Center Plaza 4A, 286 Washington Street, Jersey City, New Jersey, 07302. Or, students may take graduate courses at NJCU at Brookdale, 800 Monmouth Blvd., Wall, New Jersey, 07719.
The Business Administration Department is accredited by
The Master of Science in Accounting requires a minimum of 30 graduate credits for those applicants who have an undergraduate degree in accounting. All other applicants including students with an international degree are required to take 42 credits which include the accounting foundation courses (12 credits).*
Other elective courses may be offered.
* Students whose undergraduate degree includes a major / specialization other than accounting and international students are required to take the accounting foundation courses noted below.
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