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All graduate business courses are offered in 7-week sessions, giving you more options to get started in our programs all year round! Attend courses online or in-person for all of our business programs.

Application Deadlines*:

Start Term:

Classes Begin: Domestic  Deadline: International  Deadline:
Fall 2023 - Session I September 1, 2023  Rolling May 1
Fall 2023 - Session II October 24, 2023  Rolling June 1
Spring 2024 - Session I January 16, 2024  Rolling October 1
Spring 2024 - Session II March 15, 2024  Rolling  November 1
Summer 2024 - Session I May 20, 2024  Rolling March 1 (in-person BUSI 599 only)
Summer 2024 - Session II June 24, 2024  Rolling March 1 (in-person BUSI 599 only)

*Deadlines are subject to change. Deadline extensions may be granted on a case by case. Please contact Graduate Admissions for more information 

Accounting (M.S.)

Admission requirements:

  • A completed graduate application form, including a $55 non-refundable application fee
  • A 250-500 word essay discussing your goals and objectives for pursuing admission to the degree program to which you are applying
  • Official transcripts from all previous U.S. colleges attended or official NACES course-by- course evaluation of any foreign transcripts*
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Official documentation of English Language Proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS)
  • Applicants must demonstrate preparedness for graduate business coursework by fulfilling one (1) of the following:
    • Submission of official GMAT scores of 560 or higher; OR
    • Completion of a bachelor’s degree in a business major with minimum GPA of 3.0; OR
    • Students who do not meet A nor B may still be considered for admission but will be required to take BUSI 599 Graduate Business Essentials course in the first semester and must attain a grade of B or better to continue on in the program.

*Note: NJCU does not evaluate international transcripts. In lieu of a transcript, applicants with a non-U.S. degree need to submit a course-by-course evaluation from a NACES Accredited Member that includes U.S. bachelor’s degree equivalency information for their coursework.

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