- Small classes—20 students on average—allow for one-on-one faculty mentoring
- All accounting faculty hold a terminal degree in the field or are CPAs.
- Internship requirement means you will put theory into practice in the real world
- Albany area partnerships offer unique learning opportunities
- Hard-to-find courses in Corporate Taxation and Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting broaden your knowledge base—and marketability
- Opportunity to pursue Fraud and Forensic Accounting certification—the only program of its kind in the region
- BS/MS Dual Degree option designed to prepare students for positions in accounting, auditing, taxation, budgeting, and cost control. The program is approved by the New York State Education Department’s Board of Public Accountancy and qualifies students to take the New York State examination for certified public accountants (CPA) and to meet the educational requirements for licensing.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Stats:
- Accounting and auditing jobs are projected to grow by 11% through 2024,
faster than the average for all occupations.
- The median salary for an accountant in 2015 was $67,190—and the top 10%
earned roughly $118,930.