Accounting is the backbone of business

The practice of accounting is among the greatest operational assets of business.


Accounting isn't just about money; it also involves data analysis, strategic thinking and forecasting. Today's accounting major learns that ethical practice is integral to a company's reputation management. Whether it's in big business or small business, non-profit or government, accounting is a core operation, and well-trained students are sought after.

Students majoring in accounting at the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business aren't looking for any accounting program; they want the best. You will learn more than just the technical aspects of accounting. You will become a better critical thinker, communicator and problem solver.

The accounting lab is loaded with tools to enhance your success both as a student and as a professional. With access to a library of the latest versions of accounting software, you will become proficient with accounting tools and increase your marketability.

We are recognized as a certified School of internal auditing by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IAA). Of the 30+ USA-based schools on the global certification list, the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business is currently the only IIA-certified accounting program in the state of Pennsylvania. And, we are one of 52 in the world.

BSBA to MAcc
Earn two degrees in 5 years!

You will earn two degrees, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and a Master of Accountancy (MAcc), in five years. Plus, you will have a paid co-op experience and only pay tuition for 4 ½ years.