Accounting Certificate Program - Graduate - 2015 University Catalog

There are no application deadlines for the certificate program; they are reviewed continuously, generally taking a few weeks to process. Once admitted, you may start taking classes during the next available term.

Candidates must provide an official transcript documenting either an undergraduate degree in business or a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree from a regionally-accredited college or university, and a brief personal statement. GMAT scores are not required, but candidates are encouraged to submit a current resume with the application.

This certificate presently allows you to sit for the CPA exam in the New Jersey. It also allows you to count these courses toward the pursuit of the Montclair State MBA degree. The courses  required for this 15 credit certificate are ACCT 512, ACCT 520, ACCT 521, ACCT 523, and ACCT 524. In addition, three of these courses qualify as counting towards the MS in Accounting degree. 


Complete 4 courses in Accounting as designated by the program coordinator.

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