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Accounting is the language and basic tool of business. At Florida Atlantic University, the School of Accounting prides itself on being the pillar and foundation for Business Administration studies. As the School of Accounting, our goal is to prepare students for careers in accounting, auditing, bookkeeping, forensics, tax, government, teaching, and advanced graduate or doctoral research. The School of Accounting offers undergraduate and graduate programs. Our distinguished faculty teaches the theory and applications of accounting concepts and trends. FAU is one of only 48 universities worldwide to participate in the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Internal Audit Education Partnership (IAEP).

Mission:

The Mission of the School of Accounting at Florida Atlantic University is to deliver a comprehensive accounting education to a diverse student body; publish scholarly accounting research; and provide leadership and service for the academic and professional accounting communities.

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The School of Accounting at Florida Atlantic University is a professional school operating within the State University System. Our mission is to deliver a comprehensive accounting education to a diverse student body; publish scholarly accounting research; and provide leadership and service for the academic and professional accounting communities.

The School of Accounting is among the largest accounting programs in the United States with approximately 900 traditional and non-traditional students in our undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Our faculty comprises award winning scholars who have been recognized for their contributions to education and research. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in day, evening, online, weekday and weekend programs. Our programs are delivered in Boca Raton, Davie, and Ft. Lauderdale.

At the undergraduate level, students can earn an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting or minor in accounting or business law. High-achieving students can pursue an undergraduate degree with honors by entering our highly acclaimed Accounting Scholars Program. This program is well known for its exceptional job placement rate with more than 90% of its program graduates starting their careers in public accounting.

At the graduate level, we offer traditional and executive masters programs and a doctoral program. Our traditional program includes a Master of Accounting with an option to concentrate in Accounting Information Systems or Taxation and a Master of Taxation. Our executive programs offer a Master of Accounting with an option to concentrate in any one of four areas: Business Valuation, Forensic Accounting, Digital Accounting Forensics and Data Analytics, and Professional Accounting. We also offer a Master of Taxation through the executive programs. We also offer a variety of certificate programs designed to provide students with specialized knowledge and skills.

The Director’s office is located in the School of Accounting on the Boca Raton campus (119 Kaye Hall, or 561-297-3636). Please visit, write or call.

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Scholarships

The following list of scholarships was created by donations from individuals and organizations for students of the College of Business (COB). The FAU Foundation and the Dean's Office administer the scholarships once per year at the start of the Fall Semester. Some scholarships are made from the interest accrued on endowed funds. The scholarships may be expendable or endowments. Therefore, each scholarship fund is reviewed and awarded on a case by case basis. To apply, select the red application button to the right. Awards to scholarship recipients are received in writing approximately one month after the application window closes. The closing date for all scholarship applications in the College of Business is October 1, 2016.

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Contact Us

Dr. George Young

School of Accounting
Dr. George Young
Kaye Hall (KH) 119
777 Glades Road,
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Email: soa@fau.edu
p: (561) 297-3636
f: (561) 297-7023
office: Kaye Hall (KH) 119

Accreditation

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

The FAU College of Business is proud to be an accredited member of AACSB
(The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International, the premier accreditation agency for Schools of Business worldwide.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top 50 online graduate business programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans Programs

The FAU College of Business ranked among the top programs in U.S. News and World Report. This builds upon our MBA Program rankings in Bloomberg Businessweek, and most importantly, reflects the high quality of the faculty, professional staff, and the students in the program.

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA Sports Program

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business MBA in Sport Management program is among the best in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness International.

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Best Hospitality Program

Florida Atlantic University ranks on The 30 Best Hospitality Degree Programs in the U.S.!

Best For Vets

Best For Veterans

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business has been named the top business school in South Florida for veterans by Military Times magazine. It is also a top 50 business school in the country for veteran education, according to the 2015 “Best for Vets” survey.

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