Your Career Game-Changer

An MBA after just 14 months of full-time study, eligibility to sit for the CPA exam, and preparation to take advantage of a world of business opportunities—these are the hallmarks of the MBA in Professional Accounting program.

Flexibly designed to provide undergraduates in the arts and sciences the opportunity to transition into an accounting career and those with accounting degrees the chance to study cutting edge accounting technology.


Register now to participate in a Virtual Open House that will connect you to faculty program directors and admissions staff to answer all of your questions about the Rutgers MBA and other specialty masters programs at Rutgers Business School.

Your path to the accounting profession.

With the full-time MBA in Professional Accounting, you’re only 14 months away from an MBA at one of the country’s top business schools, and being eligible to sit for the CPA exam. This versatile program allows those with no accounting background to transition into a successful accounting career. It also offers those with accounting undergraduate degrees the opportunity to study emerging accounting technologies while getting an MBA

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Program Highlights

  • Earn an MBA in Professional Accounting in just 14 months
  • Versatile program opened to all undergraduate majors
  • 66-credit, full-time day program with summer start
  • Eligibility to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam on program completion
  • Earn a Certificate in Audit Analytics with just one additional course
  • Access to comprehensive career counseling services
  • A modern, industry-informed curriculum with an emphasis on practical learning
  • Program partnerships with major accounting firms
Professional Accounting MBA student at networking event.

Student & Alumni Voices

What was unexpected was the strong relationships I formed, the overwhelming support from the professors and staff, and my success both academically, and in finding the job that I wanted.

Stephanie L. Giordano

Alumni | Eisner Amper

I wanted to change careers, but I didn’t want to be in school for years. I liked the idea that the MBA was 14-months long, and that it was designed for people who didn’t have a business background.

Scott Lissner

Alumni | KPMG

This program was a game changer for me. In about two years, I went from leaving my job as a high school band director to now starting as an audit assistant at Deloitte.

Douglas Schwarz

Alumni | Deloitte

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Jay Soled

Professor and Director of Master of Accountancy in Taxation

Professor Jay Soled is a tenured professor at Rutgers University and Director of Rutgers Masters in Taxation Program. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, and New York. He is a member of the Essex County (Section of Taxation) and American…

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