College of Staten Island

Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

Accounting Admission Requirements

The program admits students for the fall semester only.

  • A graduate Accounting Steering Committee comprised of the Program Coordinator and Area Coordinators from Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing will determine admissions using the following criteria:
  • Baccalaureate degree in Accounting or a related field such as Business or Economics. Potential students may apply after taking proficiency courses.
  • Letter of intent
  • Overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).
  • CSI graduates who have a GPA of 3.2 or higher in their accounting or business pre-major and major are exempt from taking the GMAT.
  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam is a requirement of students for whom English is a second language. The minimum score required for TOEFL is 600 (paper), 250 (Computer), or 100 (Internet). The minimum score for the IELTS exam is 7 (overall band).
  • Two letters of recommendation from instructors or employers. One letter, whenever possible, should come from a current or former employer.
  • All applicants must demonstrate proficiency in business fundamentals and in-depth knowledge of accounting by having completed the following undergraduate coursework before starting the MS:
  • Seven courses in accounting (including introductory, intermediate, and cost accounting, taxation, and auditing)
  • Two courses in business law (including the law of contracts, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations)
  • Two courses in finance (including managerial finance)
  • One course in communications (may be a communications course or a business course with a strong emphasis on business presentations)
  • One course in computer fundamentals (i.e. MS Windows, Office, Internet skills)
  • Two courses in economics (microeconomics and macroeconomics)
  • Two courses in quantitative methods (minimum of pre-calculus and statistics)
  • One course in management
  • One course in marketing
  • Applicants may substitute a passing score on the CLEP examination for any of the proficiency requirements.
  • The Admission Committee may request an interview

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Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

Message from the President

About the College



Tuition and Fees

Financial Aid

Academic Policies and Procedures

Academic Services/Student Services

Graduate Degrees and Certificate Programs

Doctoral Degree Programs

Graduate Programs, Disciplines, and Course Offerings

Master of Science in Accounting (MS)

Master of Science in Biology (MS)

Master of Science in Business Management (MS)

Master of Arts in Cinema and Media Studies (MA)

Master of Science in Computer Science (MS)

Graduate Programs in Education

Master of Arts in English (MA)

Master of Science in Environmental Science (MS)

Master of Arts in History (MA)

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MA)

Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling

Master of Science in Neuroscience, Mental Retardation, and Developmental Disabilities (MS)

Graduate Programs in Nursing

Master of Science Degree Programs

Advanced Certificate Programs

Nursing Courses

BIO 670 Pathophysiological Concepts in Health and Illness

NRS 682 Advanced Pharmacology (Effective Fall 2009)

NRS 700 Transcultural Concepts and Issues in Health Care

NRS 701 Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice Nursing

NRS 702 Advanced Health Assessment

NRS 703 Teaching and Learning for Cultural Competence Development

NRS 704 Cultural Competence in HealthCare: Project Development

NRS 705 Health Organizations, Policy, Financing, and Ethics

NRS 706 Applied Statistical Thinking and Methods in Health Research (Effective Fall 2009)

NRS 711 Health Care Program Development

NRS 712 Nurse as Educator

NRS 720 Advanced Practice Nursing with Adults in Community Settings (Effective Fall 2009)

NRS 721 Role Practicum: Adults in Community Settings

NRS 722 Advanced Practice Nursing with Adults in Acute Care Settings (Effective Fall 2009)

NRS 723 Role Practicum: Adults in Acute Care Settings (Effective Fall 2009)

NRS 724 Case Management for Advanced Practice Nursing

NRS 725 Primary Health Care with Young and Middle-aged Adults (Effective Fall 2009)

NRS 726 Primary Health Care with Older Adults

NRS 727 Role Practicum: Primary Health Care I (Effective Fall 2009)

NRS 728 Role Practicum: Primary Health Care II (Effective Fall 2009)

NRS 730 Nursing Research for Advanced Practice Nurses

NRS 750 Curriculum in Nursing

NRS 754 Evaluation in Nursing Education

NRS 755 Application of Leadership Models in Professional Practice

NRS 758 Teaching and Learning in Nursing Education

NRS 760 Practicum in Nursing Education

NRS 799 Thesis Option (Effective Fall 2009)

Physical Therapy Department

Topics Courses and Independent Study

Graduate Courses in Selected Disciplines

American Studies Courses

Art Courses

Biology Courses

Computer Science Courses

Dramatic Arts Courses

Environmental Science Courses

Geography Courses

History Courses

Mathematics Courses

Political Science Courses

Science Courses


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