Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​New Brunswick and Newark

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting
School awards MBAs No
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

A unique online program - and the nation's only advanced degree program in governmental accounting- the Master's in Governmental Accounting prepares graduates to take advantage of career opportunities on one of today's fastest growing specialized fields- governmental accounting, auditing and finance. The 10-course program is designed for prospective CPAs, practicing CPAs, MBAs, MPAs, and accounting students who want to specialize and advance their careers in governmental financial management.

School type Public
Terms Semester
AACSB accredited Yes
ACBSP accredited No
IACBE accredited No

Program Offerings

Online master's in business degree programs 1
Concentrations offered
Accounting

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 12
International business courses paired with residencies outside U.S. No

Faculty

Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 6 full-time; 3 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 67% full-time; 33% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 4
Average experience teaching online courses 4 years
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 6 full-time

Class Size

Average class size 17
Maximum class size 20

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Can earn degree entirely abroad N/A
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students No
Collaboration among online and campus-based students No face-to-face students
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses
Credits earned online equal earned on campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus Majority
Same curricula for online and campus students All
Dedicated business school career center Yes
Access to same career services as on-campus business students Yes

Retention

One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates

Graduation

Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 3.0 years
Program target time to graduate 3 years
Required time to earn degree 7 years

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