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Joint BS/MS in Accounting Program

Balance your future!

The Bachelor of Science in Business (CPA - Accounting) and Master of Science in Certified Public Accounting joint degree program prepares students to sit for the Certified Public Accountant license examination. The program is commonly referred as the CPA Track or the BS/MS in Accounting Program. Admission is only open to enrolled NYU-Stern undergraduate students.

Plan Your Curriculum

Use the curriculum worksheet to help plan your BS/MS degree program.

Alternatively, students can concentrate in general accounting.

Attend an Information Session: Spring 2017

Learn details of the curriculum and admission process by attending an information session! A virtual information session will be posted soon, however it does not allow for individual questions to be answered.

Information Session
Date: Tuesday, April 4
Time: 12:30 - 1:30
Location: LC-25

Candidates interested in applying to this unique program during the spring 2017 term or in a future semester, are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment with Mary-Grace Tomecki, who advises students in the BS/MS in Accounting Program.  She can also be reached via email at

Application Now Open to Stern Freshmen - Spring of 2017

1. Application
Admission is only open to enrolled NYU-Stern undergraduate students in the Business Program. Admission will open to current freshmen and sophomores in the Spring of 2017. At this time, juniors and seniors will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All students are encouraged to reach out to Mary-Grace Tomecki, the Academic Adviser for the BS/MS in Accounting Program, about applying for admission. Mary-Grace's email is Study away students may submit applications remotely.

Strong candidates have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, a strong interest in working as a CPA, and a verifiable commitment to completing the 150-credit BS/MS in Accounting dual-degree program, which includes a summer of graduate level coursework immediately following graduation from the bachelor of science degree program. Candidates may be invited to an interview or to provide references.

2.  The spring 2017 application process opens on Tuesday, March 28.  The deadline to apply is Friday, April 21.
Please complete the application in full by Friday, April 21 at 5:00 pm.

If you encounter difficulty accessing the on-line application, please contact Mary-Grace Tomecki at

Discover More

Find details about CPA license requirements and guidance to CPA license examination registration by contacting the New York State Education Department-Office of the Professions.

For further information about the accounting profession, contact the New York State Society of CPAs.

Scholarships for Current BS/MS Students

The New York State Society of CPAs offers scholarships on a competitive basis to help cover the cost of the MS in Accounting degree.

The deadline for the Excellence in Accounting Scholarship is April 1. Applications are currently being accepted.

MS in Certified Public Accounting - Class of 2016

Information for Class of 2016 MS in Certified Public Accounting Students
(Materials from January 28, 2016 Orientation)


Panelist Contact Information

2016_Stern Graduate Registration Guide
Registration Period:
March TBD

2016 Course List

2016_Stern Bursar_Tuition and Fees Worksheet
Deadline for Paid Tuition and Fees:
On or before TBD

2016_Stern Bursar_50-50 Payment Plan Option

2016_Stern Financial Aid - Sample Breakdown

2016_OGS_International Student I-20 Information

CPA Exam/License Checklist


Curriculum Worksheets

Faculty Adviser

Professor Maindiratta
Professor Maindiratta
KMC 10-78

Office Hours: Spring 2017
Tues/Thurs: 1:00 - 3:00 pm;
And, by appointment

Professor Shehata
Professor Shehata
KMC 10-90

Office Hours: Spring 2017
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:30 am
Thursday 11:30 - 12:30 pm, EXCEPT Thurs, 4/13