Major in Accounting

Become an accountant • Earn a competitive salary • Impact organizations

Accounting is a crucial field.  At JBU you will get the strong foundation you need to excel as an accountant.

Behind every great organization is an exceptional accountant.
At JBU, you will gain the skills you need to succeed in this crucial role 
by learning how to help an organization understand its financial standing
and how to advise the organization on how to fulfill financial goals.

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As an Accounting student at JBU, you will:

Gain Real Job Experience

At JBU, you will be able to gain incredible real-world experience as our distinguished faculty connect you with a variety of internship opportunities at one of several Fortune 500 companies right in JBU’s backyard.

Change Lives

Using your God-given talent with numbers, you will have the opportunity to assist the JBU ENACTUS team in making financial decisions for social ventures that improve the quality and standard of living for people in need.

Learn from the Best

You will learn from accounting professors who have real-world accounting experience in areas such as public, private, and international accounting and who are able to teach the complexity of accounting with real-life application.

 Engage in Simulations

You will get to work through a fictitious company’s accounting cycle and visit companies to see how accounting knowledge is applied in the real world.

Be an Excellent Job Candidate

JBU accounting students are among the cream of the crop and are, therefore, able to quickly find jobs at the Big Four firms, non-profit organizations, and international companies in various fields of accounting after graduation.

Need More Reasons?

For even more reasons to study Accounting at JBU, visit the Accounting Program Details page.

Hear how alumna Sovannary Cheng is using her accounting degree for the greater good.

360 View of the Soderquist Business Center Exterior - The Center houses the undergrad and graduate business programs and offices. The second floor is shared between MOSAIC, JBU Honors Program and Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics.

All JBU business programs are accredited or candidates for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is an accrediting organization dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world. Member institutions adhere to the highest standards and focus on student learning outcomes, providing the kind of education that is relevant to the marketplace.

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