Gain the knowledge and skills to manage finances with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting

If you enjoy working with numbers and finances and want to refine your analytical skills, a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Marymount University can be your ticket to success. Accountants have been in high demand at businesses both large and small, as well as in government agencies and nonprofit organizations. At Marymount, we’ll prepare you for careers in public and corporate accounting, internal auditing, and more.

Our B.S. in Accounting program, part of Marymount’s College of Business, Innovation, Leadership, and Technology (BILT), will equip you with in-depth knowledge, skills, and credentials to begin a rewarding and lucrative career. Students in Marymount’s B.S. in Accounting program can minor in Finance, and are qualified to sit for the Uniform CPA (Certified Public Accountant) exam, required by accounting firms for managerial positions in the field.

  • Accounting within the realm of business 

Our small classes (less than 25 students) are taught by faculty who have hands-on experience in economics, finance, business law, management, and marketing. That means students will gain a breadth of knowledge in core business sectors and the depth of knowledge to enter the professional accounting field.

  • Valuable experience near Metro D.C.

Courses in financial and managerial accounting, tax accounting, and auditing will prepare you for important career opportunities in government and nonprofits in nearby Washington, D.C., one of the largest hotspots across the country for accountant and auditor jobs.

  • Internships and career development

Marymount’s relationships with a variety of public and private corporations, as well as government agencies — provide entry to quality paid internships that often lead to permanent jobs. Students have landed part-time accounting jobs with Marymount’s partner firms and have studied abroad through Marymount’s Global Education Office.

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