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Master of Science (M.S.)

Professional Accounting and Analytics

Now accepting inquiries and applications for Spring 2024!

Seton Hall University’s M.S. in Professional Accounting and Analytics program provides accountants with cutting-edge knowledge and skills in data analytics, business intelligence, database management and enterprise systems. While geared towards recent graduates with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, more experienced accounting professionals will also benefit from the high-technology orientation of this STEM-intensive program. This 30-credit graduate-level program will complement a bachelor’s degree in accounting to meet the 150-hour educational requirement for the CPA credential

Stillman stands as being the only school in northern New Jersey with both business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International, an international seal of approval which ensures that schools meet the highest academic standards. With small class sizes and personalized academic and career advising, graduates of Stillman's programs have consistently found success in securing positions with the Big Four global accounting firms, national accounting firms, regional accounting firms, and Fortune 500 companies.

All classes are available in a flexible format. Whether you come to evening classes, join remotely or watch videos, our experienced and well credentialed faculty will provide you with a challenging and engaging learning experience. While most students complete the program within a year, many students choose to study part-time. 

Backed by accounting expertise and marketable skills in data analytics, our graduates move on to diverse and rewarding career avenues. Picture yourself thriving in roles such as: 

  • Certified Public Accountant 
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Risk Analyst
  • Risk Manager
  • Internal Auditor
  • Government Accountant
  • Tax accountant


Our 30 credit Stem-designated M.S.P.A.A. program will provide you with a diverse list of accounting and analytics courses including:

  • Big Data and Business Impact
  • Enterprise-Wide Accounting Information Systems
  • Introduction to Data Analytics/Business Intelligence

You will also take courses that cover the uniform commercial code, in-depth analytics and accounting or tax research. Students will also take electives of their choice including an option to for graduate internships. You will find an emphasis on values at Stillman; our mission is to enrich each student’s life through an ethics-centered curriculum.

Program Faculty

The Stillman School prides itself on maintaining a close-knit community and an academic experience characterized by extensive faculty-student engagement. Many of our full-time faculty have attended top Ph.D. programs and are in demand as lecturers, consultants and media experts. Often partnering with students to undertake relevant research projects, they transform the concepts of business theory into practice, offering hands-on instruction and preparation for real-world success.

View a full listing of the Stillman School faculty »

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Yu-An Chen
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Taxation
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David Gelb
Associate Professor of Accounting and Taxation
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Mark Holtzman
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Accounting and Taxation
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The Stillman School of Business offers an ethics-centered graduate education that "transforms concepts into business practice." Our accounting programs have distinguished themselves for high academic standards, innovative teaching and one-on-one professional development opportunities for students. We are among the top 1 percent of business schools worldwide that have achieved both business and accounting accreditation from The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Contact Us

  • Danielle DiMeglio, M.B.A., CPA
  • Lecturer and Director of Accounting Graduate Programs
  • [email protected]