NJBIZ Reader Survey Ranks Berkeley College as Third Best Accounting Degree Program in New Jersey

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Berkeley College was ranked Third Best Accounting Degree Program in the State of New Jersey  in a reader survey by NJBIZ, a leading business journal. With more than 120,000 votes cast and featuring over 50 categories, the NJBIZ Reader Rankings identified leaders across businesses and industries chosen by New Jersey business owners, clients and colleagues. 

“We are gratified that our efforts to provide a high quality Accounting program for our students have been justified with this recognition,” said Claudia R. Tyska, PhD, CPA, Chair, Accounting and Finance, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®.


Accounting professionals are critical to the success of virtually every company and organization. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Accounts and Auditors, there will be a high demand for careers in accounting, with a continued 10 percent growth through 2026. The best job opportunities in the industry will be for accountants and auditors who have an accounting degree and CPA license.

NJBIZ evaluated businesses during an open voting process across banking finance and insurance; education; employment; general business; healthcare and pharmaceuticals; hospitality and entertainment; philanthropy and corporate development; professional series; and real estate. For a complete list of NJBIZ rankings, go to page six of: http://www.njbiz.com/article/20181126/NJBIZ04/181129933/njbiz-reader-rankings-2018

Photo Caption: During the Berkeley College Faculty Recognition Awards dinner held on November 14, 2018, at The Terrace in Paramus, NJ, Claudia R. Tyska, PhD, CPA, Chair, Accounting and Finance (center), talked about the benefits of the Accounting degree program. She and Elana Zolfo, EdD, Dean (right), were pleased to present the Commitment to Students Award to Professor Ronald Boswell, Accounting and Finance (left). All are faculty members in the Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®.    

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,000 students – including more than 350 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business®, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.


Berkeley College has four New Jersey campuses – Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

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