Degrees type: Bachelor

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An Accounting degree at Mount Aloysius College is specifically designed to prepare students for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and career advancement immediately after graduation. Students gain real-world experience as they complete their study.

Many students take advantage of the 4+1 program enabling them to earn their MBA Degree in as little as 5 years, which also fulfills the 150 credit hours for the CPA.

A grounding in Accounting gives students an excellent foundation for advancement in a variety of careers including corporate leadership, general business, finance, law, law enforcement and government service.

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Program Highlights

  • Student-faculty ratio 12:1
  • 98% job placement rate
  • Evening classes offered
  • Optional 5 year Undergrad/MBA completion route
  • A fully accredited program
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Mountie Spotlight

Broadcasting the Future

Marin Granteed spoke to business students about her work with human resources at Verizon Wireless to give them a taste of the professional world.

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Accounting Yields and Baseball Fields

After graduating from MAC with a degree in Accounting, Aaron began his career as the Assistant Director of Finance for the Altoona Curve.

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Success before Thirty

Crystal, '18, ‘20, has experienced vast opportunities to become successful early in life.

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Athletics, Eh?

Jake Wyatt is spreading Mountie experiences and skills internationally by working with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment in Toronto!

Watch a video with Michael Shipman, a professor in the accounting department, talking about the possible applications of accounting.

Watch current students talk about their experiences as MAC business and accounting majors.

Watch a video with current student Mariya talking about her business internship.

Watch a video about the interdisciplinary community practicum course that is offered at the Mount.

Watch a video with Sandy Nypaver, a professor of science and mathematics, talking about pie charts.

Watch a video about what to expect when visiting Mount Aloysius.

Student Voices & Success Stories

  • Jordan Roberts, Class 2012, Elliott Company
  • Sarah Spauling, Class of 2016, PricewaterHouse Cooper
  • Alex Mezza, Class of 2014, PNC Bank
  • Michael Warner, Class of 2011, Guthrie, Belczyk, Associates PC
  • Kyle Lawson, Class of 2013, KPMG

It’s a field with a lot of job security and a lot of opportunities.

Mark Saxman
Class of 2013, Accountant with Wessel & Co
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