Take the lead in your accounting career

The AACSB-accredited online Master of Science in Accounting provides advanced accounting skills needed to excel as a business professional. Develop strong, comprehensive functional and technical skills as well as a specialized, in-depth understanding of the complexities of current accounting and tax practice.

From accounting professionals looking to advance into leadership positions to those interested in preparing to sit for the New Jersey CPA examination, Montclair’s MS in Accounting is designed 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.

Apply for: Fall 2024
Start class: September 2, 2024
Credit Hours: 33

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What You Will Learn in an Online Accounting Degree

With Montclair’s Master of Science in Accounting, you will develop strong knowledge of accounting principles and essential business practices including:

  • Familiarity with fraudulent financial reporting and how it is detectable
  • Ability to identify and analyze the economic and financial information to prepare a business valuation
  • Working knowledge of taxation practices and procedures
  • Advanced financial accounting and accounting ethics
  • Advanced auditing theory
  • Taxation of business entities

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Who should apply to an MS in Accounting?

  • Career changers, including those from non-business backgrounds, who are looking to enter the accounting field.
  • Business professionals who want to elevate their career and position themselves for a new role or promotion by building upon communication, analysis, problem solving and technological comprehension.
  • CPA candidates who want to prepare for the Certified Public Accountant, or CPA, exam while also adding advanced skills.

Admission Requirements

Explore Accounting Careers

The advanced accounting and finance skills and knowledge you will acquire relate to a variety of careers. Professional job titles include:

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Our focus is your success.

  • Course content is delivered in a self-paced, asynchronous format. Complete lectures, activities and tests within a flexible modular schedule.
  • Communication boards enhance information exchange and allow you to engage and collaborate with faculty and classmates fully online.
  • Schedules are geared toward working professionals combining convenience with full access to student support services.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit Online Application
  • Transcript: One from each college attended
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two (optional)
  • Personal essay
  • Resume (optional)
  • Standardized Test Scores:
    GMAT waived with a Bachelor’s GPA of 2.75 or higher


About The Feliciano School of Business

The Feliciano School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, which is the world’s largest and longest-serving accrediting body for business schools. Fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide hold AACSB accreditation.

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Contact Us

For more information, please contact Montclair Online.
Email: online@montclair.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator: Dr. James Digabriele

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