Rutgers Business School


Distance Learning at Rutgers Business School (RBS)

Earn your Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting anytime, anywhere with online convenience.

The nation's only online masters degree program in governmental accounting, the Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting prepares professionals for rewarding career opportunities in one of today's fastest growing specialized fields—governmental accounting, auditing, and finance. The 10-course program, which can be taken completely online, is designed for accounting students who want to specialize and advance their careers in government financial management.

Professionals who will benefit from the program include:

  • Prospective CPAs who need to satisfy an additional 30 credits beyond the baccalaureate degree in order to sit for the Uniform CPA examination in New Jersey.
  • Practicing CPAs, as well as other accountants and auditors working in governmental and not-for-profit organizations.
  • MPA and accounting students who plan to take the nationally recognized Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) exam, administered and sponsored by the Association of Government Accountants.
  • MBA and MPA program students who wish to specialize in Government Financial Management.

Up to six credits may be transferred into the program from another accredited university, with prior approval of the program director. Candidates working within government, regardless of state residency, are eligible for in-state tuition.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers Business School is an integral part of one of the nation's oldest, largest, and most distinguished institutions of higher learning: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey — founded in 1766. Rutgers Business School has been accredited since 1941 by AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business—a distinction that represents the hallmark of excellence in management education.

Steeped in academic excellence, with a distinguished faculty and with over 30,000 successful alumni, Rutgers Business School is highly ranked by the Financial Times, U.S. News & World Report, BusinessWeek, and The Wall Street Journal. It is consistently recognized as one of the top three business schools in the greater New York metropolitan area and is ranked #6 nationwide for "Most Competitive Students" by The Princeton Review.

Corporate Partnerships

Geographically situated at the center of global business, RBS has high access to the top executives leading the world's largest corporations. Our partnerships with these companies are central to the RBS experience, and offer our students distinct career advantages evidenced by the success of over 30,000 RBS alumni.

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