Accounting (B.S.)

 
 

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"I worked at the Sony plant for 15 years. When the plant closed, I decided to return to school. After attending Seton Hill, I've become more comfortable taking the lead in projects, and now have the confidence to reach and think outside of my comfort zone, which has already helped in my new career."

- William Griffiths (SHU '13), accounting major

The Accounting Program at Seton Hill is designed to develop an understanding of the principles and practices of the accounting profession, and to prepare you to excel in careers in business, nonprofit organizations and in graduate study. Students completing this Bachelor of Science program will have the academic background necessary to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams. Please Note: Students that wish to major in Accounting must be available for some evening courses. The program can not be completed strictly with Saturday courses, therefore, evening courses will be required during this program. 


Seton Hill Graduates Rank Tenth in Nation in Performance on Certified Public Accountant Exam

Seton Hill's 2012 accounting graduates far exceeded national and state passing percentages on the CPA examination, according to the 2012 National Association of State Boards of Accountancy report on examination results.


Fast Forward to an MBA

Through the FastForward Bachelor’s to Master’s Program, accounting majors can earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree at Seton Hill in five years!