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MBA in Professional Accounting Program

An MBA is only 14 months away with the Rutgers MBA in Professional Accounting.

Today's dynamic global economy requires accounting professionals who are skilled, well-rounded business leaders accomplished at identifying and maximizing opportunities. The first of its kind, the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Professional Accounting program is designed to prepare you as a true business leader.

An MBA in 14 months, eligibility to sit for the CPA exam, and preparation to take advantage of leading opportunities in the world of business - these are the hallmarks of the MBA in Professional Accounting program. Specifically developed for undergraduates holding degrees in the arts and sciences or business degrees other than accounting, the program integrates management skills with accounting theory and practice, with a strong emphasis on teamwork, case studies, and final team projects. One measure of success is the large number of graduates that we place in career positions each year.

Your path to the accounting profession

 

Excellence, Access, and Diversity

Rutgers Business School (RBS) thrives within Rutgers University, the nation's eighth oldest institute of higher education. The recent addition of seven health sciences schools and a number of research centers, institutes, and clinics reinforce the university's mission of teaching, research, and service, and has helped propel the state university into the top echelon of national research universities.

The MBA in Professional Accounting program focuses on developing ethical business leaders with strong insight into the financial and non-financial performance of organizations, sound decision-making and communications skills, and the ability to leverage technology and information resources to better serve the needs of employers and clients.

More than 130 partners and principals in the Big Four firms are Rutgers alumni - representing one of the single greatest concentrations from major business schools. Graduates of Rutgers accounting programs are highly sought by all major accounting firms and corporations.

 

Multidisciplinary Edge

With its multidisciplinary, technologically sophisticated approach, and strong emphasis on international accounting standards, the MBA in Professional Accounting program prepares graduates for a wide range of career opportunities in public accounting, private industry, government, education, not-for-profit corporations, and consulting.

 

Real-World, Global Experience

Students in the program obtain multiple real-world experiences, including

  • Case Studies
  • Internships
  • Mentoring
  • Publication of the Professional Accounting Newsletter
  • Team Projects

 

Strategic Corporate Partnerships

Geographically situated at the center of global business, RBS has access to the top executives leading the world's largest corporations. Our partnerships with these companies are central to the RBS experience and offer our students distinct career advantages, evidenced by the success of over 35,000 RBS alumni.

Students in the MBA in Professional Accounting program benefit from a curriculum developed with the input of industry leaders from the Big Four and regional accounting firms, and a faculty of leading academics and practitioners. Through the Professional Speaker Series, students additionally are provided with multiple opportunities to learn from and network with business, finance, and accounting leaders.

 

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