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Joint BS/MS in Accounting Program

Balance your future!

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

Plan Your Curriculum

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

Alternatively, students can concentrate/major in general accounting.

Attend an Information Session: Spring 2014

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.

Spring Info Session I: Thursday, January 30th from 12:30-1:45PM  in Tisch, LC-25 (pizza will be served). RSVP on campus groups.

Spring Info Session II: Wednesday, February 5th from 12:30-1:45PM in Tisch, LC-25 (pizza will be served). RSVP on campus groups.

Candidates interested in applying to this unique program during the spring 2014 term or in a future semester, are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment with Mary-Grace Tomecki, who manages the BS/MS in Accounting Program.

Submit an Application

  1. Application

Admission is only open to enrolled NYU-Stern undergraduate students in the Business Program. Spring admission is only open to sophomores. Fall admission is open to juniors. Seniors should speak to an adviser about applying for admission. 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 joint-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. Spring 2014 Application Deadline: 9 AM on Mon,  February 10, 2014 
Please complete the application in full by 9 AM on Mon, February 10, 2014.

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 is currently offering scholarships on a competitive basis to help cover the cost of the MS in Accounting degree,  to students from the Class of 2014.   

The deadline for the Excellence in Accounting Scholarship is April 1, 2014.  Interested students are encouraged to apply early.

MS in Accounting - Class of 2014

Information for Class of 2014 MS in Accounting Students
(Materials from January 29, 2014 Orientation)


Panelist Contact Information

2014_Stern Graduate Registration Guide
Registration Period:
March 5th at 9:00 am - March 26th at 11:59 pm

2014_Tuition and Fees Worksheet
Deadline for Paid Tuition and Fees:
May 1, 2014

2014_Financial Aid

International Student I-20 Information

Curriculum Worksheets


CW MSBS 2013-2014 JPEG

Faculty Adviser

Professor Maindiratta

Professor Maindiratta
KMC 10-90

Office Hours
Monday and Wednesday
12:30-3:15 pm
Or by appointment