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What You Learn

If your undergraduate degree is related to business, you are required to complete 30 credits to earn your master’s degree in accounting, which can be finished in one year. If you are making a career shift, you need to complete six additional credits in business, including economics, to fulfill the degree requirements and be prepared for the CPA exam.

  • Work side by side with world-class faculty who are experienced financial professionals
  • Garner valuable internships that lead to career opportunities after graduation

Accounting is often called the language of business. Our curriculum prepares you to be the vital link between a business's finance and its managers.

Application Deadlines:

Fall: June 30
Spring: December 1

Admission Requirements

If you have admissions questions, contact Graduate Admissions at or (908) 737-4723.

M.S. in Accounting

Program Coordinator:

Veysel Yucetepe, Ph.D.
Hynes Hall 303F
(908) 737-4176

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The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean we believe learning and job growth extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms. That's why we encourage you to take advantage of a variety of research opportunities available to you, study abroad and pursue internships that will advance your career or set the stage for another advanced degree.


My time at Kean enriched my life in many ways. The world-class education sharpened my skills in the field of finance. The culturally diverse environment broadened my horizons. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to study at Kean."

Jenny Xie '14
Associate, Goldman Sachs
Jenny Xie

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