Accounting: Gateway to Business Analysis
The SCU accounting program is an eminent provider of accounting professionals and leaders in the Silicon Valley. LinkedIn ranks our program as #8 in the nation, based on the success of our graduates, while U.S. News and World Report ranks our program as #23, based on a national survey of college officials. We are the sole AACSB-accredited accounting program in Northern California.
Our undergraduate program offers two majors: Accounting and Accounting & Information Systems (A&IS). Students in both majors are eligible for merit-based accounting scholarships in their sophomore and junior years. Our renowned Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency (CAAP) program offers an opportunity for college graduates pursuing CPA certification to obtain the accounting units required for CPA licensure.
Our students are highly sought by national and regional accounting firms. Most of our students participate in externships and internships, and then accept full-time job offers before the beginning of their senior years.
We invite you to browse our website and inquire about our offerings.
The Department of Accounting recently held its annual Accounting Information Night, during which accounting professionals met with over 225 sophomore business students to discuss career paths and opportunities in the accounting profession
The undergraduate accounting program is ranked #23 in the nation by US News & World Report, tied with MIT!