Director's Welcome

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 1,200 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.

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 & Rankings

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AACSB Accreditation

Proud member of AACSB, the premier accreditation agency for business schools.

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Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Ranked #37 (ugrad.) and #41 (grad.) in 2021 according to The Princeton Review.

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FT Executive Education Rankings

#11 (U.S.) and #1 (Florida) in the Financial Times rankings.

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Best International Business

#22 for Best International Business Ugrad. Program by U.S. News & World Report in 2021.

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Best Undergraduate Business

Ranked Among the Best Undergraduate Business Programs in 2021.

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

#27 for Best Online Bachelor's in Business Programs in 2021.

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Best Online Grad. Business

Ranked Among the Best Online Master's Business Programs (non-MBA) in 2021.

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Best Online MBA

Ranked Among the Best Online MBA Programs in 2021.

Online Veterans MBA

Best Online MBA - Veterans

Ranked Among the Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans in 2021.

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Best Online Grad Veterans

#19 for Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA) in 2020.

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Best MBA in Sport Management Program

Top-20 in the world according to SportBusiness.

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