Application Requirements

Copy of current resume

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Copies of transcripts from all universities attended

Completion of accounting prerequisite courses
must be completed prior to application

  • Intermediate Accounting I & II
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Federal Taxation
  • Auditing 

GMAT or GRE scores
GMAT or GRE scores are waived for those applicants who have an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or better and an accounting GPA of 3.3 or better. We will also consider professional experience in decisions whether to waive the GMAT.  For information about GMAT waivers please contact Jean Cherney at jcherney@rider.edu​.

Application Deadline

The program starts once per year in September.  Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis, however, we anticipate having the cohort filled by August 1.  Applications received after that date will be considered on a space available basis.  

Questions about the curriculum?

Associate Professor and Chairperson
Sweigart Hall 350

Dr. O’Reilly-Allen has been a member of the Rider Community since 1991. She is Director of the Masters of Accountancy Program and the Accounting Co-op Program. She teaches the Managerial Accounting courses, Cost Management, and the graduate course Issues in Financial Reporting. She has also led business study tours to Spain, Italy, Prague, London and Ireland. She is also the Director of the Accounting Internship Program.