No matter the industry, there will always be a strong need for professionals who know how to prepare and examine financial records.
Centenary University’s undergraduate Accounting program is perfect for students interested in pursuing a career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) — the top certifications in the world of accounting and finance.
The B.S. in Accounting prepares students for positions in accounting and business and provides the required accounting courses necessary to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. (150 credits are required for CPA licensure – See 150 credit program below.)
The B.S. in Business Administration: Accounting Concentration prepares a student for jobs requiring some accounting knowledge beyond fundamental accounting (16 credits of upper-level accounting courses are required).
The 150-credit dual major with a B.S. in Accounting and B.S. in Business Administration: Finance Concentration prepares students to sit for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA Exam) upon graduation in just four years, saving time and money. These degrees meet the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) requirements for 150 completed credits to take the CPA Exam (24 credits of upper-level accounting courses and 16 credits of upper-level finance courses are required).
We have designed our curriculum to prepare you to sit for the CPA exam in New Jersey. Introductory courses focus on basic accounting principles. Advanced courses cover topics such as cost accounting, tax accounting, governmental accounting, and auditing.
Being able to pay for attending college is no easy task. Located in the Seay Building, the Office of Financial Aid offers assistance to you and your parents to ensure that you have the financial resources to focus on your education.