Bachelor of Science in Accounting

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.

A degree in accounting provides an array of exceptional career opportunities, and because all organizations need accounting, you can enter any business that supports your interests. Film, sports, travel, banking, non-profits—they all need accountants.

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

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

You Have Options

Enrichment Opportunities

  • 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.

Ready to Learn more?  Visit the Accounting Department webpage!

Career Outlook for Accounting

Depending on the career path you choose, accounting offers a wide range of opportunities for graduates. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, most accounting graduates can expect a growth in opportunities. For more information on these two career paths, go to:

CPAs and auditors
(U.S. Government Occupational Outlook Handbook)

Personal financial advisors
(U.S. Government Occupational Outlook Handbook)

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