Zicklin Undergraduate Programs

4 + 1 Bachelor’s/Master’s

The 4 + 1 bachelor’s and master’s degree program streamlines Baruch’s undergraduate and master’s curriculum, allowing Baruch undergraduate students to complete their master’s degree in one year. The program help students quickly meet the educational requirements for the New York State CPA licensure.

The CPA license requires at least 150 credits of coursework. Any Baruch undergraduate student planning a career as a Certified Public Accountant should consider one of these Bachelor’s/Master’s programs.


4+1 Degree Combinations

The following degree combinations satisfy the educational requirements for CPA licensure in New York State.

Other Degree Combinations

The following combinations also satisfy the educational requirements for CPA licensure in New York State, but will take longer than five years to complete.

The above combinations are not combined degree programs, but they are individual degree programs that, once completed, allow Baruch undergraduates to meet NY State CPA educational requirements. Baruch students are accepted into the Integrated BBA/MS Program in their senior year and graduate with their bachelor’s degree first. After they receive their bachelor’s degree, they enroll in the MS.

Eligibility & Admissions
Recommended Undergraduate Courses
Enrolling in the Master's Degree Program
Application Instructions


For additional information about the application process and admissions requirements for MS in Accountancy and the MS in Taxation, contact:

Office of Graduate Admissions
Location: Library Building, Room 820
Phone: (646) 312-1300
Email: ZicklinGradAdmissions@baruch.cuny.edu