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Department ofAccounting

Accounting

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

Why Should I Major in Accounting at the Leavey School of Business?

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

Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency (CAAP)

CAAP is designed to help individuals without an accounting background gain all of the skills they need to shift into an accounting career. The program consists of eight undergraduate-level courses that can be taken in our condensed 14-week summer program format or 10-month weekend program. Our professional development workshops and networking events will help you get an accounting job faster.

Learn More About CAAP

If you have any questions regarding accounting department programs and events, please contact the following individuals:

Accounting Association Inquiries

SCU Accounting Association Senior Officers
Email: SCU.Accounting@gmail.com

Undergraduate Accounting Program Admission Inquiries

Jo-Anne Shibles
Email: jshibles@scu.edu

CAAP Program Admission Inquiries

Executive Development Center
Email:  CAAP@scu.edu

CAAP Program Curriculum Inquiries

Dr. Suzanne Luttman
Email: sluttman@scu.edu

Center for Accounting Research and Education

Dr. Michael Calegari
Email: mcalegari@scu.edu

Scholarship Inquiries

CARE senior admin assistant
Email: actg-care@scu.edu

Accounting Seminar Series Inquiries

Dr Yongtae Kim
Email: y1kim@scu.edu

CPA Exam Inquiries

Dr. Susan Parker
Email: sparker@scu.edu

All Other Inquiries

Accounting Administrative Assistant
Email: accountingdept@scu.edu 

Accounting Faculty

DEPARTMENT CHAIR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Siqi Li

PROFESSOR, CARE DIRECTOR

Michael Calegari

PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Yongtae Kim

PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Susan Parker

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!

Want to learn more about out Student Ambassadors?
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Accounting Program News and Events

 

 

Accounting Department Honors Students

The Accounting Department honors students through their annual Scholarships and Awards program.

Keith Christine Agcaoili ('22) receives PCAOB Scholarship

Congratulations to Keith Christine Agcaoili ('22) for receiving the PCAOB Scholarship.

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