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MS in Accounting Program

The MS in Accounting program, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, helps students develop strong, comprehensive functional and technical skills as well as a specialized, in-depth understanding of the complexities of current accounting and tax practice. Classroom 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.


ACCT    506    Internal Auditing (3 hours lecture) - 3 credits
ACCT    508    Governmental & Not For Profit Accounting - 3 credits
ACCT    510    Accounting Information Systems - 3 credits
ACCT    514    Advanced Taxation for Accountants - 3 credits
ACCT    523    Financial Statement Analysis - 3 credits
ACCT    525    International Taxation and International Management Accounting - 3 credits
ACCT    540    International Accounting and Auditing - 3 credits
BSLW    503    Business Law I  - 3 credits
ACCT    526    Fraud Examination - 3 credits
ACCT    527    Forensic Accounting - 3 credits
ACCT    528    Business Valuation  - 3 credits
BSLW    506    Legal Issues in Forensic Accounting - 3 credits
ACCT    515    Ethics in Accounting & Business - 3 credits
CMST    582    Communication in Business - 3 credits


BSLW    506    Legal Issues in Forensic Accounting - 3 credits
ACCT    526    Fraud Examination - 3 credits
ACCT    527    Forensic Accounting - 3 credits
ACCT    528    Business Valuation - 3 credits


Complete for 3 semester hours.

ACCT    542 Comprehensive Issues in Public Accountancy (only required course) - 3 credits
Students can obtain a Masters of Science in Accounting by completing 11 of the above courses or 9 of the above courses with 2 electives of related courses at the 500 or 600 level approved by the Chair or Graduate Coordinator.

For more information, please contact:

Ronald Strauss
Acting Co-Chair - Department of Accounting & Finance 
Room 381
Phone: 973-655-5228
Email: straussr@mail.montclair.edu