An Added Value to Your Degree
The success of any business relies on accounting professionals. For those considering this field, realize that accounting goes beyond collecting information and filing taxes. Today's accountants are key analysts, communicators and problem-solvers. In addition to maintaining an organization's financial integrity, they also find ways to reduce costs and streamline operations. If this is a path that interests you, the accounting track specializes your undergraduate degree in financial information and analysis toward this role.
Why Study Accounting at Clarkson?
Studying accounting opens the door to a career that is always in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay for accountants and auditors was $77,250 per year. Clarkson University is considered one of the best accounting schools in the country. You will graduate prepared for the workforce and ready to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination, if you choose to do so.
Our curriculum was designed in partnership with employers and industry leaders. As a result, it is focused on hands-on learning. You will tackle case studies that bring real-world decision-making into the classroom. Faculty members have extensive experience in the field and are also scholars who find cutting-edge solutions to the discipline. Our extensive alumni network is another important resource for students looking to find internships and other opportunities.
What You'll Learn
- Accounting information systems
- Assets and liabilities
- Financial accounting
- Income and expenses
- Managerial accounting
- Revenue and debt
Review the full curriculum below.