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Accounting/Taxation, Master of Business Administration/Master of Science

Department of Accountancy


Many of the most successful accounting professionals at such well-known firms as Deloitte & Touche, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young are St. John’s graduates. You can start on your path to joining them by enrolling in the widely respected program in Accounting at St. John's.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, graduates with accounting degrees have the best opportunity for jobs in today’s competitive marketplace. Through St. John’s 126-credit program, you’ll gain the academic credentials and practical experience necessary for success in this expanding field.

The Tobin College is fully accredited by AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 20 percent of collegiate business schools in the U.S. and Canada have attained this accreditation. Accounting students at St. John's gain expertise in the principles and applications of accounting, readying them for exciting careers in public and private practice.

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Please see the requirement chart for the academic progression criteria in this dual degree program.

Application Requirements
All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level.

In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:

  • Statement of professional goals and resume which can be uploaded as part of the  application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended.
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, taken within the last five years
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Office of Graduate Admission
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
[email protected]

Global Approach to Education

Combining service with experience in the world of micro-financing, students may participate in GLOBE. This student-managed academic program works with the University's strategic partners to provide loans for aspiring entrepreneurs who would otherwise be unable to secure loans.

Students also benefit from St. John's focus on an international academic experience. The University offers extensive study abroad courses during the academic year as well as the winter and summer semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome, Italy, campus and Paris, France, location.