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Discover your passion for numbers and challenge your problem-solving skills in the bachelor’s degree program in accounting at St. Thomas Aquinas College. Whether you imagine a career in private industry or aspire to become a Certified Public Accountant, you will gain the specialized knowledge and analytical skill set you’ll need to achieve success.

Our expert faculty will guide you every step of the way through your four-year college journey and prepare you for a variety of future careers in accounting. Ignite your opportunities to gain real-world experience in our Bloomberg Professional Lab.

At a glance

  • Undergraduate major & minor
  • BS
  • 4 years
  • Main campus

Common Minors

  • Finance
  • Economics

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Ignite Your Career With Experiential Learning

Our accounting students benefit from many experiential learning opportunities tailored to their career interests. You may complete an internship at a Big 4 accounting firm, the FBI, or the National Hockey League.

Career Preparation & Mentoring

Small classes are one of your biggest benefits at St. Thomas Aquinas College. You will be personally mentored by our business faculty who are set on your success. Our faculty oversee your academic advising and match you with individual opportunities to broaden your knowledge of the accounting field.

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What Success Looks Like

“I was provided with so many amazing opportunities throughout my years at St. Thomas Aquinas College to explore and figure out what I wanted to do in my career. My professors did everything to help make my career goals a reality and I am so thankful for their support and encouragement that continues beyond graduation.”
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Suzanne Clarke, ’21 | Accounting
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Career Options

A degree in accounting can prepare you for many careers. Accounting graduates from St. Thomas Aquinas College work in these roles and fields, and more:

  • Auditing
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Consulting
  • Corporate/Private Accounting
  • Financial Planning
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Government Compliance
  • Internal Auditing
  • Taxation

Our accounting students intern and find full-time employment after graduation at:

  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • KPMG
  • PwC
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Program options

The BS in accounting provides students with a firm grasp of the financial markets and builds the problem-solving and critical-thinking skills you need for success.

Five-year Dual BS/MBA in Accounting

Our 150-credit BS/MBA Program prepares you to sit for the New York State Certified Public Accountants Examination and provides the foundations for your future career as a CPA.