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Accounting (B.S.)


Program Director: P. Russel

Program Learning Outcomes
In addition to the goals and outcomes outlined by the School of Business Administration, graduates from the accounting program will be able to:

  • Prepare and analyze, at an in depth level, corporate financial statements
  • Apply knowledge of relevant professional accounting standards in the financial reporting and auditing of US and multinational firms

Program Description

The accounting major at Jefferson prepares students to become professionals with a broad understanding of public accounting and financial management of corporate and nonprofit organizations. Students have the opportunity to network with accounting industry professionals, participate in industry-sponsored projects, complete an exciting semester abroad, or help to run our Student Managed Investment Fund. They can also earn their iMBA degree in one additional year of study while preparing for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.

Accountants serve a variety of roles in every company. Our graduates have gone to work at the Federal Reserve Bank, Ernst & Young and KPMG, just to name a few.