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Accounting

An education that adds up

Emphasizing principled leadership, this 33-credit-hour program provides accounting professionals with the foundation necessary to excel in today’s financial environment that compels high quality reporting and transparency. Accounting is an essential element of all companies, across industries. Designed to help accounting professionals navigate challenges in this dynamic profession, the program covers topics including financial accounting, auditing, ethics and taxation among others. Upon graduation students are prepared to sit for the CPA exam and begin a career in public accounting in fields such as assurance, taxation, consulting or forensic accounting. Others will choose career paths in business or industry in areas such as financial reporting, managerial accounting, financial analysis or treasury functions.


With four additional courses, students can earn an MBA with an accounting concentration.

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The programs in the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business are accredited by AACSB and incorporate practical and experiential learning taught by instructors with decades of real-world relevant business experience.

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