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The School of Business is pleased to offer several five-year combined business programs that allow you to earn both your undergraduate degree and MBA in only five years – get a jumpstart on your professional career by developing advanced management skills.

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Do numbers drive you? If you are analytical, detail-oriented and possess good math skills, then consider pursing a degree in accounting. The field of accounting is changing dramatically due to new tax laws, shifting technology and the globalization of business. The demand for graduates with expertise in accounting is surging. This degree is appropriate if you hope to someday take the CPA exam or enter the field of professional accounting.

The accounting program at Felician combines a broad business foundation with a concentration of specialized accounting courses, providing its graduates with a thorough technical knowledge of accounting as well as core business competencies in:

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Effective Communication
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Personal Accountability
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Teamwork

Points of Interest

  • Solve complex issues using the case approach – learn from “real world” situations as you develop your knowledge and skills in accounting and finance.
  • Work on case studies individually and in teams, making class presentations and completing written assignments to strengthen your communication skills.
  • Take advantage of Felician’s location near New York City – accounting majors are within minutes of various internships with national and local accounting firms, corporations and professional services firms.
  • Build a portfolio demonstrating mastery of the core competencies and present your portfolio during the capstone course.

Required Courses

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a degree in accounting may find jobs in many areas of business including:

  • Sales
  • Production management
  • Client management
  • Product development
  • Procurement
  • General management
  • Banking
  • Financial planning

Additional Opportunities

  • Internal auditors in industry
  • Cost analyst
  • Tax specialists
  • Budget directors
  • Internal Revenue agent
  • Finance officer in local government

Recent Internships

  • John Tapinis & Associates
  • Lizza & Associates
  • Movado Group


David Turi, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Business
Email | 201.559.3327
Blessed Mary Angela Hall, second floor
Rutherford Campus