Why Should I Choose Accounting?

You can join a respected business profession where you will be viewed as a trusted advisor who helps make business decisions. Our Accounting degree program is designed for those interested in going into an exciting career in public accounting, industry, or in government.

What Will I Learn Through Accounting?

You have a couple of options when you pursue Accounting:

BS in Accounting – 150-Hour Licensure Qualification: New York State Registered Program. If you are seeking CPA licensure in New York State and other states that do not require a graduate degree for licensure.

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BS in Accounting – 120-Hour Option: If you're planning an accounting career in private industry, government, or seeking CPA licensure after completion of a graduate program.

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What Can I Do With An Accounting Degree?

An Accounting degree can take you to many places as most industries and businesses rely on accountants to help make important business decisions. Some of our recent graduates have started their careers with KPMG, Ernst & Young, The Bonadio Group, and United Technologies Corporation. The Accounting program can also prepare you for graduate school in business or accounting if you wish to continue your education.


A minor in Accounting pairs well with several other majors.

Minor Courses

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