Pre-Enrollment RequirementsAs part of the application process, applicants must demonstrate how they meet, or plan to meet, pre-enrollment course requirements in accounting and general business. Specifically, applicants must have successfully completed the listed courses and credits below prior to enrolling in the program.
|MS in Accounting Pre-Enrollment Requirements|
5 required courses
Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Managerial Accounting
Principles of Statistics or Data Analytics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
|Required Accounting credits||9|
|Required General Business (non-Accounting) credits||30|
* Accounting coursework must be completed at a degree-granting, accredited (or government recognized) college or university.
** General Business (Non-Accounting) coursework must be completed at a degree-granting, accredited (or government recognized) college or university.
If courses that you have taken do not correspond to the standard U.S. semester credit system, please email email@example.com for specific directions.
Credits earned toward your undergraduate degree for Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and/or Statistics are acceptable for the General Business pre-enrollment requirement if they are listed on your undergraduate transcripts, and you may count these credits toward the 30 credits that must be completed in General Business.
While all of the above coursework including the aforementioned AP credits meet the NYU Stern pre-enrollment requirements, we cannot certify that the coursework will meet the NY State requirements for the CPA exam. If an applicant has questions about NY State requirements, the student must contact NY State directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
General business course content areas may include the following:
- Business Statistics
- Business Law
- Business Strategy
- Computer Science
- Information Technology Systems
- Operations Management
- Organizational Behavior
- Quantitative Methods