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About this course

The Master of Science in Accounting is a degree program designed to prepare students for professional careers in accounting. It is designed specifically to enable students whose undergraduate majors are business related (including Economics) to meet the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy eligibility requirements for taking the Uniform CPA examination in New Jersey. Students whose undergraduate majors are not business-related will need to add up to six additional courses in non-accounting business subjects (including Economics) to the M.S. in Accounting requirements in order to sit for the CPA exam in New Jersey.

Entry Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3.0 cumulative grade point average (lower GPA’s will be considered based on overall strength of application)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) or GRE scores
  • GMAT/GRE is waived for applicants who have received a Bachelor's degree from Kean University within the past five years AND have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • TOEFL (for applicants whose native language is not English)