The SCU accounting program is an eminent leader of accounting education and research in California’s Silicon Valley. Our undergraduate program is ranked #2 in the nation by Poets & Quants (based on median earnings of recent graduates); #8 by LinkedIn (based on the success of our graduates), #18 by Accounting-Degree.org (based on student outcomes statistics), #21 by Niche.com (based on key statistics and student reviews), and #44 by U.S. News and World Report (based on a national survey of college officials). We are the sole AACSB-accredited accounting program in Northern California.
About Our Program
We emphasize small class sizes, faculty mentorship, and significant opportunities for interactions with alums and professionals in all stages of your academic career.
About our Undergraduate Majors
About our Post-Graduate Certification Programs
CAAP is designed to help individuals without an accounting background gain all of the skills they need to shift into an accounting career. The CAAP program is comprised of several undergraduate-level courses, professional development workshops, and networking events to help you through the recruiting process so you can start your accounting career right after graduation. *Please note, the CAAP program is undergoing a program redesign and will be on hiatus after the completion of the 2022 Weekend cohort in June of 2023. Please visit our site to sign up for our email directory to stay up to date on announcements regarding the hiatus and future cohort openings.
If you have any questions regarding accounting department programs and events, please contact the following individuals:
Accounting Association Inquiries
SCU Accounting Association Senior Officers
Undergraduate Accounting Program Admission Inquiries
CAAP Program Admission Inquiries
Executive Development Center
CAAP Program Curriculum Inquiries
Dr. Suzanne Luttman
Center for Accounting Research and Education
Dr. Michael Calegari
CARE senior admin assistant
Accounting Seminar Series Inquiries
Dr Yongtae Kim
CPA Exam Inquiries
Dr. Susan Parker
All Other Inquiries
Accounting Administrative Assistant
Beyond the Classroom
Get involved outside of the classroom!
The Accounting Department offers students opportunities to interact with business professionals as well as merit-based awards and scholarships for their academic achievements. Check out our Beyond the classroom page.
Current students in the Leavey School of Business created this Q&A video to share their experiences and to get the Class of 2024 excited about a possible future at Santa Clara University!
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Accounting Program News and Events
The Accounting Department hosted our Accounting Awards Banquet on May 18, 2023 outside on the Lucas Hall Courtyard from 5:00-7:30pm.
The Accounting Department hosted its annual dinner for graduating accounting and A&IS majors on the last day of classes, Friday, June 9, 2023. Congratulations to our Accounting and Accounting and Information Systems graduates!