Online Master of Accounting (MAcc)
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Master of Science in Business Analytics

Essential Skills for a Digital World.

A vital skill in business is the ability to track income and expenditures, as well as provide decision-makers with quantitative data. The Rutgers School of Business–Camden Online Master of Accounting can get you started in one of the most sought-after degree programs, so you can develop essential skills for modern business.

This fully-online 30-credit Master’s program will show you how to employ accounting technology and prepare you to sit for the CPA exam, with the possibility of completion in as little as 12 months. 

Accountant Track

For those with either a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or substantial equivalent experience in the field of Accounting. Our Accountant Track will immerse you in advanced coursework immediately, where you will learn skills, technology, and lessons that are necessary for future growth in the field of Accounting.
  • Have already met prerequisites with their undergraduate degree
  • Can choose any 5 accounting courses from the MAcc curriculum
  • Can choose any 5 additional courses from MAcc, MSBA, or MBA online curricula
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Transition Track

For those switching to a career in Accounting without a Bachelor’s degree or substantial equivalent experience in the field of Accounting. Our Transition Track is designed to create a foundation and prepare you for success in advanced concepts introduced later in the program.
  • Must meet all prerequisites (Intro Financial, Intermediate Financial I, Audit, Tax)
  • Can take our 3 free seminars to meet prerequisites (Financial includes both Intro and Intermediate I)
  • Must take 6 core courses in MAcc curriculum
  • Can choose any 4 additional courses from MAcc, MSBA, or MBA online curricula

Ten Courses, Massive Flexibility

The Online MAcc is comprised of ten courses that will prepare students for the CPA exam. In the program, up to half of the credits are in free electives, so students can personalize their degree and acquire knowledge of relevant technology and software, such as:

Think of the Online MAcc as a versatile degree that can sharpen your current accounting skills, while preparing you for the future of the accounting industry. Moving forward, this technology will become a staple in everyday accounting. The Online MAcc program positions you as an expert within these advancements, whether you are looking to enhance your career projection or are entering the field for the first time.

Online MAcc Curriculum

Six (6) Core Courses

53:010:503 Accounting for Managerial Decisions
53:010:523 Advanced Auditing
53:010:525 Problems in Financial Reporting
53:010:532 Accounting Information Systems
53:010:565 Financial Reporting and Analysis
53:010:584 Advanced Taxation

Four (4) Elective Courses

53:010:530 Forensic Accounting
53:010:660 Accounting Analytics*

Plus two (2) courses offered in the MAcc, MSBA, OMBA, and Graduate Certificate programs (subject to prerequisites)

*Also offered in the MSBA

In response to COVID-19, the Rutgers School of Business–Camden has decided to waive the GMAT/GRE standardized test score requirement for all graduate program applicants, effective now through Fall 2022.

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More Information

For more information or guidance through the application process, contact a Graduate Team Member at rsbc.grad@camden.rutgers.edu or 856-225-6452.

The Bottom Line on the Online MAcc

Lay the Groundwork for a Career in Demand

What can you do with a Rutgers School of Business–Camden Online MAcc degree? You will reach the cutting-edge in one of the most tried and true business fields in history. The ability to analyze data using cutting-edge tools puts you at the intersection of business and technology. It can lead to a diverse range of career paths as you will see represented by our faculty’s industry experience in various areas, such as the FBI, IRS, and the “Big Four.”

Questions?

Check out our FAQs page for some answers.

Contact Us

Dr. Edward Werner
Program  Director
227 Penn St., Camden, NJ 08102
856-225-6978
edward.werner@rutgers.edu

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The Spring 2022 Application is now open! 

Priority will be given to applications received by Friday, December 10, 2021. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled. Space is limited, so apply early!

The seminar application process is our gateway for entry into the program. Upon acceptance into BLDP, students will be emailed their acceptance letter plus a special permission number allowing registration for the BLDP seminar.

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Seminar applications are solicited each semester and require the following:

  1. Completed application form (at the bottom of this page),
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  3. Two (2) letters of recommendation (one academic; one other)

Rutgers-Camden students are invited to apply to apply for enrollment in the BLDP seminar. All applicants are expected to meet both of the following selection criteria:  (1) have sophomore standing or above and (2) have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. First-semester transfer students will be evaluated based on their GPA earned at Rutgers. Students who fail to meet these admission criteria may still be allowed to apply for (and possibly enroll in) the BLDP seminar, but they will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The director balances evaluations to make final decisions on people accepted for the seminar (up to a maximum of 15-20 each semester).

Students who are admitted to the BDLP are required to adopt the BLDP Code of Conduct. A signed contract is required from each student.

Students may count activities toward “leadership units” that were initiated prior to taking a seminar, as long as those activities occured primarily during their enrollment in their academic program.

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