Master of Science in Accounting

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Master of Science in Accounting

With a Master of Science in Accounting, you’ll gain advanced knowledge in taxation, cost accounting, capital management, money and banking that will make you more competitive as you enter the business world. This degree will help prepare and equip you to sit for the rigorous CPA exam. Undergraduate students can combine this program with their accounting bachelor’s to be prepared to sit for the CPA exam upon completion.

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What you'll study

Advanced taxation, advanced auditing, accounting research, corporate financial management, economics and the legal environment.

What you can do

Become an accountant, a financial analyst, a controller, a tax examiner or a financial advisor.

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Students have interned at:

  • ADP management services company
  • Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G)
  • Private and public companies
  • Nonprofits
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Fast Facts

  • Employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average. As the economy grows, more workers should be needed to prepare and examine financial records. (Source: bls.gov)
  • Classes for the M.S. in Accounting are taught in a rigorous yet informal seminar format that encourages collaboration between and among the faculty and students. The small size of the program allows for a supportive environment that promotes student success.
  • This ten-course cohort program is designed to be completed in two academic years with courses being offered year-round.
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You could be ...

  • An accountant or auditor: Median pay $68,150 per year. Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time.
  • A tax examiner: Median pay $52,060 per year. Tax examiners and collectors and revenue agents ensure that federal, state and local governments get their tax money from businesses and citizens. They review tax returns, conduct audits, identify taxes owed and collect overdue tax payments.
  • A financial analyst: Median pay $81,760 per year. Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals about money and investment decisions.
  • A financial manager: Median pay $121,750 per year. Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.
Accounting students

Contact Information

Robert Collmier

Robert Collmier

Professor

Phone: 973-748-9000, ext. 1389
Office: 53 Fremont, Room 2
Email
Karen Luchka

Karen Luchka

Interim Instructor

Phone: 973-748-9000, ext. 1413
Office: 53 Fremont, Room 5
Email
“The Accounting program is comprehensive, providing students with the technical skills they need and prepares them for various employment opportunities within the field of accounting.”

– Karen Luchka, Bloomfield Accounting Faculty
“I like the small class size and having the ability to give my students the individual attention they need. I like knowing I can help our student population succeed. I am also a Bloomfield College alumna. As a graduate, I feel teaching here has been a wonderful experience for me.”

– Karen Luchka, Bloomfield Accounting Faculty
“Accounting is the language of business.”

– Warren Buffet, business magnate

M.S. in Accounting