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Accounting (4+1 BS-MS)


Ramapo College Office of Admissions

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About Accounting (4+1 BS-MS)

Interested in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) someday? Ready to start the journey now, in a five-year B.S./M.S. in Accounting Program? If so, consider Ramapo College, where you can learn the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the accounting profession and earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Accounting in five years:

  • Complete your Bachelor of Science in Accounting in four years
  • Begin taking graduate courses in your senior year
  • Take a fifth year of full-time coursework and complete your Master of Science in Accounting
  • Earn the 150 credits required to sit for the CPA examination

Ramapo College accounting graduates are in high demand by local, regional and national accounting firms including the “Big Four” firms. Our graduates also go on to work in accounting and financial roles in corporations of every size as well as non-profit organizations and in the public sector.

The Anisfield School of Business is accredited by AACSB, a recognition that establishes ASB as a member of an elite group of business schools worldwide.

More Information

Graduate classes you can take:

  • Data Analytics
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Fraud Examination and Advanced Auditing
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Advanced Auditing and Information Technology Systems
  • International Accounting and Reporting Issues
  • Advanced Federal Taxation Issues
  • Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting
Career Opportunities

Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges

Job TitleSalary Range
Accountants and Auditors$54,760 - $144,490
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents$43,420 - $119,920

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services ( or visit