Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Pursue a career in the language of business, with opportunities in the industry of your choice!

A crucial part of all businesses and organizations, today's accountants are strategic thinkers, insightful planners and tech-savvy problem solvers. Learn to make financial decisions and drive strategy, as well as effectively communicate financial information for any business or organization.

With a degree in accounting, you have the opportunity to choose from an array of exceptional career opportunities. And since all organizations need accounting, you can enter any business that supports your interests. Film, sports, travel, banking, non-profits—they all need accountants!

You'll have the opportunity to choose from a BS/BA in Accounting or a combined BS/BA in Accounting with an MBA degree, you have the opportunity to create the path toward your future. 

Accountants, analysts, investors or managers--regardless of your role, accountancy is a growing field with high job security and high earning prospects.

Accounting Program Highlights

  •  Participate in regional, national and international professional conferences where you can build a network of future career contacts.

  • Gain valuable experience as a participant in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

  •  Complete an accounting internship working in a variety of organizations, a great way to gain real-world experience that is highly valued by employers.

  • Join the FSU Accounting Association that hosts guest speakers from financial organizations and organizes field trips, special projects and social activities for accounting majors.

What can I do with an accounting degree?


Median pay for accountants (BLS 2021)

Related Occupations


Auditing Clerk

Financial Examiner

Tax Examiner



Frostburg State University provides two accounting programs available through the College of Business as well as multiple options for personalizing your degree. 

Our students receive attention in small classroom settings and are taught by full-time faculty with diverse accounting backgrounds and professional certifications.  Students are assigned an academic advisor from the Accounting Department and we take pride in mentoring our students and maintaining relationships long after graduation.

The College of Business is AACSB accredited – the gold standard among business program accreditations with fewer than 5% of programs worldwide being AACSB accredited. 

We prepare students for careers and certifications in many areas of the accounting profession:

  • public accounting,
  • internal auditing,
  • nonprofit accounting and management accounting. 

What You'll Learn

  • Prepare for careers and certifications in many areas of the accounting profession, including public accounting, internal auditing, and nonprofit accounting and management accounting.
  • Students to pursue certifications in:
    • CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
    • CMA (Certified Management Accountant)
    • CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner)
    • CIA (Certified Internal Auditor)

Our Alumni

Our accounting graduates have gone on to a variety of successful careers.

Job Titles

  • Accountant 
  • Auditor
  • Controller
  • Plastics engineer


  •  SourceAmerica
  •  US Airways

A Frostburg State education: more valuable than ever.

With nationally recognized academic programs, real-world learning experiences, a top-notch support system, and a thriving student life, Frostburg State is a place where you can discover yourself, define your goals, and prepare for your future.

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