New Jersey Department of Education

School Business Administrator of Eligibility

Endorsement Code: 0109

This endorsement authorizes the holder to be employed as the chief financial officer of a school district in public schools in grades preschool through grade 12. Positions include assistant superintendent for business and school business administrator.

Master's Degree or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Requirement

A master’s or higher degree from an accredited college/university or a copy of a currently valid certified public accountant license is required.

Required Undergraduate or Graduate Study

Applicants must complete 18 semester-hour undergraduate or graduate credits to include the following required areas:

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Organizational Theory
  • Management or Administration
  • Accounting

All credits/degree(s) must appear on an accredited four-year college/university transcript.

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