Online Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting

Make your move to open new career opportunities with a master’s in governmental accounting.

Get the Right Credentials to Advance Your Career

The Rutgers Business School Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting is a flexible, online accounting program for professionals looking to advance their accounting careers in the public or nonprofit sectors. The program is ranked No. 9 in the nation for Best Online Graduate Business Programs in Accounting (U.S. News & World Report, 2019).

The Nation’s Only Online Advanced Degree in Governmental Accounting

If you’re looking for a flexible, online accounting master’s program that fits into your busy life and will help you advance an accounting career in the public or nonprofit sector, then the Rutgers Business School Master’s in Governmental Accounting is for you.

What You’ll Learn

The online Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting is a 30-credit program that balances accounting theory and practice and will prepare you for the New Jersey CPA exam. Taught by governmental accounting leaders and expert Rutgers Business School faculty, our program is designed to prepare you to advance in the rapidly expanding field of government financial management, accounting, and auditing.

Career Opportunities

Designed for professionals who have already begun their careers, the Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting positions graduates to advance in the public financial management field. Many consulting companies are looking for experts in public finance to help governments and nonprofits around the world. Graduates can earn the internationally recognized Chartered Public Finance Accountant designation, which is ideal for those who wish to practice government accounting outside the U.S. and for U.S.-based international institutions. Career management services include career guidance, résumé assistance, and mentoring.

Flexible to Fit Your Schedule

The Master of Accountancy in Governmental Accounting program is 100% online. Your courses and materials can be accessed anywhere, anytime through our online learning platform, Canvas. This program provides flexibility while maintaining the high-quality standards Rutgers online programs are known for.

Experience Rutgers Online

Academic Excellence

Nationally ranked research institution

Rutgers Quality. 100% Online.

Same faculty and academic rigor as on-campus programs

Flexible & Convenient for You

Flexibility to balance your education with work and family life

Affordable Tuition

Nationally competitive tuition and no online course fees


Real-world skills that translate to career success

Small Class Sizes

Interactive learning with faculty and peers

Make Your Move. Today.

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