Bachelor of Science in Accounting
The Division of Business at Mount Saint Mary College has been
awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).*
The Mount's accounting program educates students in the
fundamentals of accounting as a skill for understanding business.
It provides a sequence of specialized instruction in accounting
theory, cost management, budgeting, auditing, taxation, accounting
systems and accounting as a management tool.
Accounting at the Mount
Our accounting faculty are seasoned professionals with a
combination of knowledge, experience and a passion for teaching.
The combination of classroom work, research, professional mentoring
and the availability of internships offers students the best of
opportunities as they prepare to begin their careers.
Accounting BS/MBA leading to the CPA exam (5-year program),
accounting minor, accounting certificate.
Students majoring in accounting must complete at least 63
credits in the major. Entry into the accounting BS/MBA leading to
the CPA (5-year program) requires a Grade Point Average of 2.85,
both overall and in the major.
Where Mount students have interned
Students majoring in accounting have interned at such
- Leyland Alliance
- EA Engineering, Science and Technology
- Warner Music Group
- Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
- Northrup, Strader and Glenn
- The New Victory Theater
- American Felt & Filter
- Construction Contractors Association
- Spectrum Pension & Compensation
- Cooper & Neimann, CPAs
- City of Newburgh
- Accounting Associates
- Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc.
- Wolfe Heating and Plumbing
The student majoring in accounting is prepared for a career in
public accounting, corporate, government and not-for-profit
accounting, consulting, as well as graduate study. Graduates of the
BS/MBA program are prepared to take the New York State licensing
exam to become a Certified Public Accountant.
*The Division of Business at Mount Saint Mary College has
been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
The Division of Business at Mount Saint Mary College has
affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education and is
eligible to undergo an accreditation review of its business