Degrees

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Minor

Department

Accounting

Why an Accounting Degree From Le Moyne?

Sound accounting practices are at the core of every organization, from your neighborhood pizzeria to popular franchises and leading international corporations to charities and government agencies.

Pursuing an accounting degree through Le Moyne’s nationally ranked program, you’ll see that accounting involves more than analyzing data and crunching numbers – it’s about communication, too. You’ll develop the skills to guide companies toward success, navigate unforeseen challenges and ensure that laws and regulations are followed. You can also measure whether a business is meeting new standards for sustainability and social responsibility.

The award-winning faculty at Madden will train you in the technical side of accounting while providing the ethical grounding of a Jesuit education. While you’re here, take advantage of many opportunities to get real-world experience and build your professional network in student clubs and internships.

Named a “Great School for Accounting Majors” by Princeton Review

In the accounting program, you’ll learn tax planning, compliance and business ethics. You’ll be prepared to pursue advanced degrees and obtain CPA credentials in most states.

Accounting Courses

In addition to courses in cost accounting, auditing, taxation, information systems and financial statement analysis and reporting, you can participate in workshops that develop key life skills, such as career planning and professional development

Accounting Career Outlook

Wages of accountants and auditors are significantly above national averages of other occupations, and employment for these professions is projected to grow 10% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Award-winning scholars and business leaders, the Madden accounting faculty will bring innovative topics and diverse real-world experience to your classrooms.

Our alumni go on to work at Big Four accounting firms –

Deloitte, EY, KPMG & PwC.

Accounting Careers & Median Salaries

$78,000 Certified Public Accountant

$189,520 Chief Financial Officer

$137,740 Financial Advisor

$139,790 Financial Controller

$78,000 Forensic Accountant

Our graduates also work at many other organizations, including Apple, Aspen Dental & The Bonadio Group CPAs.

What impressed me the most about studying at Le Moyne was the quality of the education I received. I enjoyed the technical training that prepared me for my current role, and the courses I took in the humanities have shaped me into a well-rounded global citizen.”

Chitunga Crandall, ’19, CPA, EY, FSO Assurance
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