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Drexel University

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA
The LeBow College of Business
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Accounting

Drexel University’s accounting program, which is housed in the nationally recognized LeBow College of Business, prepares students for careers in accounting, auditing, and taxation, using a curriculum that merges traditional accounting coursework with experience-based learning. LeBow’s renowned co-op program gives accounting students valuable on-the-job training, while having the added bonus of contributing to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) work experience requirement. Prospective students can look forward to the Leonard Perlstein Business Learning Center, a state-of-the art academic center for business students, set to open in 2014.

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Duquesne University

Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA
Pulumbo Donahue School of Business
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Major

One of the school’s most popular undergraduate programs, the accounting major at Duquesne University aims to provide a comprehensive professional education that covers both the technical and practical aspects of the discipline. No matter what type of accounting they plan to practice, students at Duquesne count the numerous networking opportunities, departmental scholarships, and the state-of-the-art accounting lab among the program’s strengths. Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, there’s no shortage of internship and job opportunities for motivated accounting students looking to expand their work experience.

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Flagler College

Flagler College
St. Augustine, FL
Department of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Flagler College’s undergraduate accounting program provides a solid business and accounting education rooted in the liberal arts. Courses in financial management, banking, and computing build on the curriculum’s accounting core, giving students the skills critical for success in a variety of industries. The program’s small class sizes allow students to receive individual attention from the faculty, which includes several practicing Certified Public Accountants (CPAs). With Jacksonville and Daytona short drives away from campus, students can take advantage of the many internship opportunities Northeast Florida has to offer.

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Lehigh University

Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA
College of Business and Economics
Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics, Major in Accounting

Lehigh University’s accounting program, housed in the school’s College of Business and Economics, prides itself on being a key recruitment school for top public accounting firms, including the Big Four. The accounting major’s core curriculum is designed to produce graduates with solid practical and technological skills — the type of skills employers value in new hires. Special programs like the Conference on Accounting Professionalism, the student-led Accounting Club, and the Segal Speaker Series enrich accounting students’ learning experiences by giving them access to distinguished accounting professionals outside of an academic setting.

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Binghamton University

State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton
Binghamton, NY
School of Management
Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Ranked as Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s 13th best public undergraduate business school in 2011, the School of Management at SUNY Binghamton promises a high-quality education in business and finance. The school’s accounting program teaches the fundamentals of the discipline using both a theoretical and practical approach, while also encouraging students to pursue internships that can enhance their learning experiences. Because they must fulfill a general education requirement, graduates emerge from the program proficient in a wide range of subjects in addition to receiving the essential accounting skills they need to thrive in the work force.

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Wagner College

Wagner College
Staten Island, NY
Department of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business with a Concentration in Accounting

Wagner College aims to provide an interdisciplinary liberal arts education marked by its use of experiential learning and community service. The accounting concentration, which is housed in the Department of Business Administration, reflects this goal, giving students many opportunities to expand their accounting knowledge both in the classroom and outside it. The program’s internship requirement allows students to explore New York City’s lively business districts, adding valuable work experience to their resumes and providing them with the chance to network. On campus, business courses focus on practical skills like critical thinking, communication, management, and technological competence.

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