Strength in Numbers
For those who yearn to speak fluent numbers, an accounting degree from Concordia adds up to success. From spreadsheets and serial bonds to long-term assets and short-term debt, accounting is the language of the business world. Through courses such as principles of accounting and principles of economics, you will develop the interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills you’ll need to approach, analyze and shape financial practices within a business or organization. You will also learn how to apply technology in the accounting field. All designed to prepare you for success.
Classes are taught by professors who bring real-life experience to the classroom, working with you every step of the way to help you succeed. A required accounting internship gives you hands-on training. Concordia graduates receive in-depth training applicable to business sectors of all types – including non-profits, government, retail, industrial, and healthcare, as well as accounting firms at every level.
- A degree in accounting prepares you for graduate school in a variety of programs, including MBA, Masters In Accounting, Masters in Finance, and Masters of Taxation degrees
- As an accounting major, you will help low-income residents in the Concordia area with tax return preparation
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment of accounts and auditors will grow by 18% for the next several years – faster than the national average for all occupations
“We live our economic lives through our transactions with other people. Accounting gives us the understanding to record and understand our economic life.” – David Tucker, Professor of Accounting, Department Chair