Accounting Certificate Program - Graduate

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.

Program Requirements

Complete 5 courses in Accounting as designated by the program coordinator.

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. In addition, three of these courses qualify as counting towards the MS in Accounting degree. The courses  required for this 15 credit certificate are:

ACCT 512Fundamentals of Federal Taxation3
ACCT 520Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting I3
ACCT 521Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting II3
ACCT 523Financial Statement Analysis3
ACCT 524Auditing Concepts and Techniques3
Total Credits15