The Catholic University of America
Business and Economics Faculty

Mary M. Njeri Njai – Assistant Professor of Accounting

Mary. M. Njeri Njai

Professor Njai joined the faculty of CUA in August 2009 and teaches financial, managerial, and cost accounting. She received her Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting, from the Catholic University of East Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition, she completed a Masters of Business Administration at the University of Capetown, South Africa, and a Master of Science in Accounting at Strayer University in Northern Virginia. She is a CPA from the state of Virginia.

Professor Njai spent over six years with the global accounting firm of Ernst & Young on various audit, accounting, and project management assignments in Kenya and Rwanda in various sectors including manufacturing, agriculture, education and not for profit organizations. Prior to becoming faculty at CUA she worked for the Catholic Relief Services in the USA, Nigeria and Afghanistan.

In Her Words ...

Accounting is at the core of operations. Now, more than ever, financial accountability is a central theme for all organizations - be they business, government, or not for profit. Accounting is an essential skill to acquire regardless of one’s major discipline– Mary Njai



Office: 309 McMahon Hall
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20064

Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 12:40 - 1:30p.m.

Phone: 202-319-4733




  • ACCT 305 – Principles of Accounting
  • ACCT 306 – Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 411 – Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 418 – Advanced Accounting


Certified Public Accountant
State of Virginia

M.S., Accounting
Strayer University

University of Capetown, South Africa

B.C., Accounting
Catholic University of East Africa