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As an accounting major, you’ll learn how to navigate the challenges of an always-changing financial economy with ease. NSU’s accounting curriculum prepares you to succeed in a competitive marketplace. Not only will you learn how to create and maintain detailed financial records, but you’ll study the principles of business law, corporate finance and management.

And with NSU’s accelerated “4+1” program, you can begin your graduate studies while working on your undergraduate degree. Upon completion, you’ll emerge with a bachelor’s and master’s degree, and immediate eligibility to sit for your Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam! Your NSU professors will help you every step of the way so that you are ready to launch your accounting career in public, private or governmental accounting.

Why Should You Major in Accounting at NSU?

Become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Get Your MBA

Accounting professionals are in high demand, with jobs expected to grow at a steady pace throughout the next several years.

With an accounting degree, you have a lot of flexibility in job location. You can also devote your career to an area you’re interested in (e.g. tax accounting, cost accounting, forensic accounting etc.). Some accounting graduates pursue careers as internal accountants, auditors, financial analysts, financial advisers and other related roles. Others go on to pursue a Master of Accounting degree and CPA in order to take their career to the next level as managers, directors, controllers and CFO’s. NSU’s master’s program seamlessly guides you through the additional 30 credits beyond the Bachelor of Science in Accounting to satisfy the CPA requirements. If you want to sit for your CPA exam as soon as possible, then you’ll love NSU’s “4+1” accelerated program.

Learn more about Career Preparation

Average Starting Salary

According to a 2020 report from Salary.com, accountants with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $53,332 - $56,146 per year. This is a degree that comes with great earnings potential. With a master’s degree and CPA license, you’ll have opportunities to earn much more.

Shark Destinations

You’ll find NSU accounting alumni at companies like PwC, Kaufman Rossin, H&CO, Global Advisors, Brown & Brown and Eddy CPA Advisory & Solutions. They hold titles such as staff accountant and public accountant.*

*Data provided by NSU’s Office of Career Development