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Accounting (BS)


The undergraduate degree in accounting gives students the chance to move beyond merely tracking income and assets. Engage in financial management, business transaction tracking, merger and acquisition strategy, tax strategy, and wealth management. Understand core business operations and engage in activities crucial to management and stakeholder decision-making.

The skills and experience you gain as an Accounting major allow you to adapt to a dramatically-changing business environment. Graduates go on to work in a variety of fields and with top companies such as Deloitte, KPMG, and Grant Thorton.

The Student Experience


Your Eccles Experience as an accounting major includes the premier support of a dedicated academic advisor, career coach, and world-class faculty. Build your network in student clubs such as Beta Alpha Psi and Women in Business and gain real-world experience through internships, case competitions, and opportunities with more than twelve institutes and centers. With faculty-led research projects, take your degree to a new level and prepare for admission to our highly rated Masters of Accounting program.

Career Opportunities


Accounting is the basic language of business. Studying accounting trains you to understand core business operations and engage in activities crucial to management and stakeholder decision-making. Your experience in accounting will help you develop dynamic, transferable skills and adapt to a dramatically-changing business environment.

For CFO to CPA, a degree in Accounting can help you prepare for a successful career with an average starting salary of $55,985 and a 98% job placement rate. The Eccles School of Business also offers a graduate and Ph.D. in Accounting for students who wish to further advance in their academic journey.