Manning School of Business

The Accounting Concentration

An Accounting Concentration will prepare you for a professional career as a certified public accountant (CPA) or for a career in corporate, governmental or not-for-profit accounting. Accounting courses will help you learn the “language of business" and translate the daily activities of a business into useful financial information to facilitate decision making.

Accounting is your choice if you seek

  • a career as a CPA — a highly respected professional providing audit, tax and consulting services.
  • a position in industry, government or a not-for-profit organization with a career path to controller, CFO, CEO, revenue agent (IRS) or special agent (FBI).
  • a career as a financial analyst, forensic accountant, tax expert or entrepreneur.

The courses you would take include: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I & II, Auditing, Cost Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Taxation and Advanced Accounting.