Accounting (B.S., minor)


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

Seton Hill Accounting Program students enjoy courses taught by dedicated faculty members who have extensive experience in the accounting field, and who keep up-to-date on current trends and changes in regulations and tax law.

The Program

As a student in the Accounting Program, you will:

  • Complete the coursework and credit requirements necessary to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in Pennsylvania, as well as the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams.
  • Use analytical skills and the appropriate technology to analyze numerical data for the purpose of professional evaluation and decision-making.
  • Develop the skills to think and respond creatively in professional situations.
  • Incorporate a global perspective in professional decision-making and apply entrepreneurial skills in personal and professional practice.
  • Benefit from a comprehensive, supervised internship, providing you with a “real world” understanding of your field and the type of experience that gives you a competitive edge in the job market. Seton Hill provides internship opportunities in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program supervised by the United States Internal Revenue Service.


Seton Hill’s accounting courses are designed and taught by award-winning faculty with academic and professional business experience. They are experts in their fields – demonstrated by the various certifications they maintain such as CPA, CIA and CGMA – and they have dedicated their careers to preparing you for yours.

Clubs & Centers

Accounting majors at Seton Hill enjoy special opportunities through the:

  • Seton Hill Enactus Team.

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!