Major in Accounting

Accounting is the language and basic tool of business. Students admitted to the major gain valuable and marketable skills in an in-demand field. This highly sought-after profession is marked by extensive networking and career placement opportunities that exist post-graduation. Top students are eligible to apply for the prestigious Accounting Scholars Program, an honors program designed to prepare highly-motivated students for graduate studies and a variety of accounting careers and which boasts a 100% job placement rate.

The undergraduate accounting major offers students the opportunity to build an educational foundation appropriate for the pursuit of advanced education and professional careers in accounting and related areas of business and government. Undergraduate accounting majors participate in innovative programs designed to develop technical, analytical, communication, interpersonal, and lifelong learning skills. Accounting majors that go on to pursue a profession in the field are trained to identify significant financial and economic information that can be used to fuel major decisions and policy.

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Program information about the major in Accounting

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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

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Undergraduate Advising

Mon/ Tue/ Wed/ Fri - Please schedule an appointment on Starfish
Thursday - Walk-in advising available 8:30am - 4:30pm
email: cobadvising@fau.edu p: (561) 297-3688 office: (FW) 102

Accreditation & Rankings

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

FAU 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.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

FAU College of Business’ executive education professional development programs ranked #11 in the U.S. and #1 in Florida in the Financial Times Executive Education Rankings.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

#37 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA).

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA Programs

FAU Business again ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs" in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report.

Online Veterans

Best Online GRAD Veterans Programs

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

Online Veterans

Best Online Veterans MBA Programs

In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked FAU Business among the Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA in Sport Management Program

The MBA in Sport Management program is among the top 20 postgraduate sports business programs in the world, according to the latest rankings from SportBusiness.

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Best Hospitality Program

FAU Business ranks on The 30 Best Hospitality Programs in the U.S.

Best For Vets

Best For Veterans

FAU Business was named one of the top business schools in South Florida for veterans by Military Times. Florida Atlantic University has also earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School "Gold Designation."

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