Adult Professional Studies
With a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Immaculata, you will be able to do more than measure, communicate, and interpret financial data. If you’re already working as an accountant but realize that you need a degree to advance your career, consider Immaculata’s Bachelor of Science in accounting.
Developing a strong foundation in the liberal arts, our graduates will be leading the charge for new accounting regulations, solving global issues and using technology to benefit the industry. Don’t let your career become stagnant.
As a working adult, you may believe that you don’t have time to participate in entrepreneurial and networking opportunities. However, consider joining Enactus, an international organization that pairs college students with corporate sponsors, and also the Business Club – these organizations look great on a resume.
Once you’ve completed your undergraduate degree, you will be prepared for graduate school or to take the Certified Public Accounting exam.
Where Can I Work?
From 2015 to 2017, 97 percent of IU’s accounting graduates found a job or entered graduate school within six months.
As a graduate with a degree in accounting, you can explore careers as a CPA at the “Big Four” firms, major corporations, government agencies and not-for-profit organizations, to name a few.
In addition, an accounting degree prepares you for graduate work in a number of fields or for further training as a certified public accountant (CPA), certified managerial accountant (CMA), certified financial planner (CFP), a chartered financial consultant (ChFC), or a chartered financial analyst (CFA). Many of our students pursue dual majors or minors in finance or economics to add depth to their career opportunities.
The accounting programs offered by Immaculata University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the accounting program meets the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP. The accounting accreditation awarded to Immaculata’s programs represents a specialized accreditation that accompanies the accreditation of all of the business programs. Immaculata University is committed to providing the highest quality business education for our students, which is evidenced by this accreditation.