The Online Master of Accounting (OMAcc) program at Rutgers School of Business-Camden will be 100% online starting in Fall 2020. The OMAcc program is a 30-credit graduate degree program, and provides accounting knowledge and application skills needed to help students advance in or gain employment.
Question: Do I need to take the GMAT and GRE?
Answer: If you have scores from the GMAT or GRE we encourage you to submit them. If you would like to request a standardized test waiver, information is provided here: https://graduate.business.camden.rutgers.edu/gmat/. Waivers are considered based on prior work experience and/or academic performance.
Question: What are the prerequisites for admission?
Answer: A bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university is preferred.
For applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any major besides accounting, conditional acceptance will be given upon admission with the condition being that the student complete the following prerequisite courses from an accredited college or university with a cum GPA of 3.0 or higher:
- Introduction to Financial Accounting – 52:010:101
- Management Accounting – 52:101:202
- Intermediate I – 52:101:305
Students can begin taking OMAcc courses after completion of Intermediate I.
The following additional prerequisites are also required but may be taken while in the OMAcc program but preliminary to the OMAcc course listed:
- Concepts of Auditing (must be taken prior to Advanced Auditing)
- Individual or Corporate Federal Tax (must be taken prior to Advanced Taxation)
Question: In what order should I take the courses?
Answer: None of the courses are true prerequisites to another but it is strongly encouraged that Financial Management and Problems in Financial Reporting be taken early especially before Financial Statement Analysis.
Question: Can any classes be taken in-person?
Answer: No. All courses are offered online exclusively.
Question: When do classes start?
Answer: The program follows a traditional semester calendar, with fall classes starting in September, spring classes starting in January, and summer classes starting in May each year.
Question: How are the classes delivered?
Answer: Classes are delivered in an online format. Classes may contain elements, such as recorded lectures, reading, discussion boards, cases and other material that the student completes or contributes to each week. Other elements may also be incorporated, such as live chat office hours, homework help, etc. Quizzes, exams, assignments, and other assessments will need to be completed according to the stated guidelines of each course.