With the recent focus on corporate accountability, there is no more relevant field than accounting. Accounting is consistently identified as one of the fastest growing professions according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor.
As an accounting major at Point Park University, you'll do the course work required for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. Plus, you'll be ready for a variety of accounting careers in many different industries.
Upon graduation, you'll have the skills and knowledge to begin a career as a tax preparer, a financial analyst, a corporate or public accountant, an Internal Revenue Service special agent or a forensic accountant for the FBI, among others.
Courses & Topics
You will receive a well-rounded education through our core curriculum and classes in the accounting major.
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Intermediate Financial Accounting I, II & III
Accounting Information Systems
Accounting Internship I & II
Earn Six Credits Toward an MBA at Point Park University
Additionally, if you earn a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Point Park, you'll receive six credits toward our MBA degree program while also fulfilling some of the Pennsylvania CPA requirements.
Faculty bring industry experience and expertise to the classroom.
Learn from professionals with extensive industry experience and academic expertise in the accounting field.
Friday, February 8, 2019
Through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, junior accounting students Kortney Lampel and Gary Mills are gaining experience in tax return preparation and learning firsthand about IRS rules and regulations — all while helping low-to-moderate income families with their taxes.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Andre Bennett, Jenna Herman and Madeline King – senior accounting majors and Student Accounting Association officers – completed an ethical leadership training certification program led by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Center For The Public Trust.