Bachelor Of Science in Accounting

Program Description

CMSV and St. Peter’s University Degree in BS in Accounting is designed to serve students who are interested in pursuing future careers as professional accountants regardless of their chosen field or certification in public, private, nonprofit, and/or governmental accounting services. The program provides the foundation of core competencies, theoretical and technical body of knowledge in the content areas of Accounting, general business, and liberal arts and general education requirements.

Upon completion of the full program, a student is eligible to take the CPA exam*.

The entire degree program and CPA track can be completed in two years! Coursework is offered entirely online making this the perfect option for students in all locations.

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The CMSV BS in Accounting is designed to serve students who are interested in pursuing future careers as professional accountants regardless of their chosen field or certification in public, private, nonprofit, and/or governmental accounting services. The program provides the foundation of core competencies, theoretical and technical body of knowledge in the content areas of Accounting, general business, and liberal arts and general education requirements.

Upon completion of the full program, a student is eligible to take the CPA exam*.

We are proud to have partnered with the College of Mount Saint Vincent, a highly ranked college featuring an outstanding undergraduate Accounting, Business and Economics department.

Among the five oldest colleges in New York City, CMSV offers more than 70 nationally recognized programs, including a full array of majors and minors in the sciences and mathematics, the humanities, arts, and social sciences, and professional preparation in accounting, business, communication, education, and nursing

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is a regionally accredited institution, which means that their degrees are accepted by graduate programs nationwide. Students have used their bachelor’s degree earned at MSV for admittance into master’s programs with a wide variety of colleges. For specific information about their accreditation, please see here.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. In general, employment growth of accountants and auditors is expected to be closely tied to the health of the overall economy. As the economy grows, more workers should be needed to prepare and examine financial records.

The entire degree program and CPA track can be completed in two years. To be eligible to sit for the CPA exam*, a student must accumulate 150-credit hours of education. If a student needs to decelerate, or decides she no longer wish to pursue a CPA credential, she can still graduate with a 126-credit BS in Accounting degree which can be completed in as few as four semesters (16 months).

Yes. Up to 36 seminary credits may be accepted toward the degree program.

Although CMSV does offer a master’s degree in accounting, this program consists only of undergraduate coursework, but will allow you to sit for the CPA exam* without a master’s degree. This format was chosen because of the numerous benefits it offers. These benefits include a significantly reduced cost, and increased possibility for financial aid. Your enrollment advisor will be glad to explain the benefits to you. Students who wish to do so, can enroll in a master’s program as well upon graduating their bachelor’s program.

The College of MSV prides itself on offering superior education along with outstanding student support in a culturally sensitive environment. They are understanding of the unique requirements and religious sensitivities of the students recruited by Sara Schenirer and have worked diligently to accommodate our requests to ensure an environment suitable for Bais Yaakov graduates.

For students and parents alike, the world of college and degrees can be confusing, costly, and difficult to navigate. We pride ourselves on the high-quality educational partners we feature who offer an accredited degree, uncompromised environment, and first-rate faculty. Most of all, we provide exceptional warmth and support to every single CMSV student at Sara Schenirer. We work diligently to offer personal guidance to each student and help ensure their success and timely graduation.

• High school transcript
• Passing score on:

√ Introductory Psychology or Sociology CLEP or Coopersmith Exam or equivalent
√ College Algebra, Statistics, or Pre-Calculus CLEP or Coopersmith Exam or equivalent

Review materials and exams are available through Sara Schenirer by emailing testing@sarasch.com.

The Office of the Registrar at The College of Mount Saint Vincent grants transfer credits to students who have completed courses at accredited institutions and have provided their official transcripts for evaluation. The Office of the Registrar evaluates and accepts only credits that are applicable to the student’s program of study and reflect a final grade of ‘C’ or above. Accepted credits are applied to
the student’s record, reflected on their academic planner, but not calculated into their College of MSV GPA. The transfer credit planner will also be shared with the student’s advisor to assist with schedule creation and developing a graduation plan.

Acceptable transfer credit options vary and include, but are not limited to, the following: Traditional college credits, CLEP (College Level Examination Program) Exam, AP (Advanced Placement) scores, VLE (Validated Learning Experiences), IB (International Baccalaureates), CAPE (Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exam), A-Levels and Military credits, and Coopersmith Exams.

Depending on the semester, students taking a full course-load will be expected to take 4-5 courses per semester. Courses are offered Sunday morning and one/two weeknights in a live-online format.

Our online platform allows students to participate in a live class entirely online. Students can view and engage with the professor in real-time, view videos, take quizzes, and interact with fellow students, in real time all through the computer. To view a short video of how a live-online classroom operates, please click here.

Tuition for the undergraduate programs is $1200 per 3-credit course.

Students who take the 150-credit CPA track will take 26 courses through CMSV and pay $31,200.Students who take only the 126-credit BA in Accounting track will take 18 courses through CMSV and pay $21,600. All courses taken through CMSV are FAFSA-eligible.

In addition to seminary credits, a student will likely need to take a limited number of additional exams or courses to complete her degree. We provide personalized guidance to ensure that this is accomplished affordably and efficiently. These additional courses can cost approximately $1,500

Eligible students can receive financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be completed online at https://www.fafsa.ed.gov. CMSV’s FAFSA school code is 002703. Be sure to complete the correct year’s application (2021-22 for Fall 2021, 2022-23 for Fall 2022).

The TAP application is available approximately one week after the FAFSA is submitted, at https://www.hesc.ny.gov and should be completed by New York State residents only.

Exceptional guidance counselors work closely with every single student, enabling the majority of our students to graduate on schedule with all requirements completed.

Since this is an online program, location is not a factor provided the student remains in a similar time zone. Relocating to Eretz Yisroel requires separate arrangements which will need to be coordinated on an individual basis. Additionally, since The College of MSV is an accredited college, credits can be transferred to colleges and universities worldwide.

To apply, you must complete this online application using only Chrome or Firefox browser.

When completing the application, you will also be requested to supply:

  • Unofficial High School Transcript
  • Personal Statement (minimum 300 words – typed)
  • Two References (These need not be your teacher, principal, or employer)
  • Personal Photograph

Even if you do not have these available at the time of application, we recommend submitting your application immediately and submitting the requested documents as they become available.

Once your application is submitted with all the required documents, an interview will be scheduled to continue the admissions process.

Registration is now open for the Fall (September) and Spring (January) semesters. Applications are accepted until approximately fourteen days before the start of the semester. Please inquire about specific dates for the coming semester.

If you have additional questions or concerns, please feel free to call our office 718-633-8557 ext. 32, or email information@sarasch.com, and as always, we will be happy to assist you further.

*Our program is designed with the New York CPA Exam requirements in mind. These requirements are similar inmost states but are subject to change. Each of the 50 states or jurisdictions has its own set of fees and CPA Examrequirements for education, residency, and age. It is the student’s responsibility to research their particular state’srequirements to ensure this program meets their needs. For details on requirements in your state or jurisdiction, visitthe American Institute of CPAs at www.aicpa.org.

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ENGL 110

Writing in Context I

ECON 230

Macroeconomics

BUSN 300

Quantitative Methods

BUSN 301

Business Law I

BUSN 302

Business Law II

BUSN 316

Operations: Methods and Systems

BUSN 317

Principles of Finance

BUSN 400

Business Strategy

ACCT 205

Principles of Accounting I

ACCT 207

Principles of Accounting II

ACCT 411

Income Taxation

ACCT 412

Cost Accounting

ACCT 450

Auditing Theory and Practice

ACCT 412

Advanced Accounting

ACCT 460

Accounting Research

ACCT 475

Cost Accounting

Where can your degree take you?

Accounting careers make up a key part of small and large corporations, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and for the general public. Accountants can also be found in academic institutions and public accounting firms. Licensed CPAs are an asset to various boards and can frequently be found serving on the board of directors. Their roles vary from organization to organization, but they all utilize the financial foundation in which they were trained. So, what can you do with a CPA? Accounting careers for CPAs may take the following directions:

Auditing

Auditing work can be intense, and frequently involves checking all accounting ledgers and financial statements. Based on what type position it is, it may involve traveling from location to location to extract the information needed to properly report the findings.

Tax

As a tax accountant, corporate and personal income tax statements are prepared. They provide guidance and assistance on how to handle mergers, acquisitions, tax issues, how to properly record expenses that will have tax implications and more.

Budget and Financial Analysis

These roles and responsibilities include the development and management of the overall financial plans of the organization. They prepare financial statements, help with decision-making on employee benefits, financial projections, and work with a number o f departmen ts t o ge t the in formation the y need.

Eligible students can receive financial aid for the portion of the degree taken through CMSV or St. Peter’s University.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be completed online at https://www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Mount St. Vincent

Mount St. Vincent’s FAFSA school code is 002703. Be sure to complete the correct year’s application (2021-22 for Fall 2021, 2022-23 for Fall 2022).
The TAP application is available approximately one week after the FAFSA is submitted, at https://www.hesc.ny.gov and should be completed by New York State residents only. The College of Mount St. Vincent’s TAP code is 0130.

St. Peter’s University

St. Peter’s FAFSA school code is 002638. Students should write “Title IV Code 002638 Saint Peter’s University, 2641 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ” in the appropriate section of the FAFSA. Be sure to complete the correct year’s application (2021-22 for Fall 2021)

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