Offered as: major | minor
The demand for accountants is growing since industries of all sizes and types need accountants.
The Charlton College of Business (Charlton) prepares accounting students with the essential financial knowledge and practical skills necessary to become problem solvers and decision makers. Because accounting is an information system, we emphasize information technology skills, including the use of accounting, spreadsheet and database applications as well as the use of technology for accounting and tax research.
There are four major career paths in accounting:
You’ll prepare for a successful career in a public accounting firm, a private corporation, or the nonprofit sector.
An accounting degree from CCB will help you to prepare for the CPA, CMA, CFE (Certified Fraud Examination), and other professional accounting certifications.
For students with a non-accounting undergraduate degree, you can complete Charlton’s post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting for a career switch to accounting and preparation to sit for the CPA exam.
Charlton’s accounting curriculum prepares you with the professional, analytical, and managerial skills you’ll need to adapt to the changing demands of business and society.
For the BS in accounting, you'll complete total 120 credit hours, consisting of University Studies courses, business foundation courses and accounting courses.
Working with your professors—leading experts in the field—you’ll learn how to:
Minor in accounting
A minor in accounting can enhance your future career options. You’ll gain an understanding of accounting practices and their application to the effective management of a business enterprise.
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Lauren K. Soares
Charlton College of Business is proud to have earned the "gold standard" of business school recognition: accreditation by AACSB International.