In this dynamic accounting bachelor’s degree, you'll determine an organization’s wealth, profitability, and liquidity as you guide short- and long-term financial business decisions.
The accounting program emphasizes cutting-edge technologies used in practice, including analytics and ERP systems. Integrated throughout the business core are courses that provide fundamental knowledge in the areas of global competitiveness, quality management, information technology, ethics, diversity, and problem-solving. Students’ enhance analytical abilities through courses such as statistics and economics. The program also addresses communication skills, considered critical by practicing accountants.
Program job titles reported
Accountant, Auditor, Credit Card/Cashless Accountant, Financial Specialist, Junior Accountant, Senior Auditor, Tax Accountant
Select program hiring partners
Brighton Securities, Davie Kaplan CPA, ESL Federal Credit Union, Farm Credit East, First American Equipment Finance, Fust Charles Chambers, JK Findings, LPWolch CPAs, Mengel Metzger Barr & Co., Pittsford Central School District, Schaeffer Fink & Moss CPAs, Sodexo, Student Medicover Co., The Bonadio Group, US Department of Defense, Viele Solimano Swagler & Chapman, Ward Schemerbeck & Billig CPAs, Yaeger Treviso & Associates, Young and Company CPAs
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Saunders College of Business undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the premier accrediting organization for business schools. Less than five percent of the institutions granting business degrees have received this accreditation.
Cooperative education, or co-op for short, is full-time, paid work experience in your field of study. And it sets RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. RIT co-op is designed for your success.
Students in the accounting major are required to complete at least one block of cooperative education.