A Career That Adds Up

Accounting Major

It all adds up: Prepare for a rewarding career in accounting at one of the most innovative programs of its kind on the East Coast. Salisbury University’s unique team-based learning opportunities combine theory and practice so you graduate prepared for a career and greater success in the accounting world.

Why Choose Accounting at SU?

Our accounting program reflects the highest standards of accounting education. Our program is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, one of just 182 programs globally to earn this honor. Similarly, our school is one of fewer than 5 percent in the world to earn overall AACSB business accreditation.

Unlike many other programs, the required coursework at SU also satisfies all of the requirements to sit for the Uniform CPA examination in Maryland.

What sets our accounting program apart? The invaluable professional know-how you’ll gain as an undergraduate. In our Applied Business Learning Experience program, you could participate in a paid internship at a:

  • public accounting firm
  • private corporation
  • government agency

As part of the program, you will also complete a Capstone internship performing accounting work for organizations that otherwise might be unable to afford such services.

In many instances, students receive employment offers after graduation from the places where they interned. So, apply today – we’ll help make your future success one for the books!

Careers

Thanks to our rigorous program, our accounting students graduate with skills that are always in strong demand by businesses and government agencies. The majority of our graduates will obtain full-time employment at Mid-Atlantic-based international, regional and local public accounting firms, private industry and governmental agencies. You can go on to secure jobs such as:

  • Auditor
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Comptroller
  • Estate Planner
  • Federal Bureau of Investigations Officer
  • Internal Revenue Service Agent
  • Management Advisory Service Consultant
  • Self-Employed Entrepreneur
  • Tax Consultant
  • Treasurer
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Meet Reilly – Accounting Major

Discover the many networking and professional opportunities within the accounting major, and why big accounting firms can’t get enough of SU accounting students like Reilly.

Faculty with Real-World Experience

The mission of the faculty at SU is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to be successful professionals in the accounting world.

AACSB accreditation represents an external verification that we are doing all the right things to give our students the quality of education we strive for.
Christy Weer, Ph.D. Perdue School Dean

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