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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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

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

Princeton Review Entrepreneur

Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

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

Best International Business

Best International Business

International Business ugrad. is #22 in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 national rankings.

Best Undergraduate Business

Best Undergraduate Business

U.S. News & World Report awarded the college for Best Undergraduate Business in 2021.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

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

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).

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA in Sport Management Program

Top-20 in the world according to SportBusiness.

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