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Student pursuing an Accounting degree at her Curry College internship

Not a traditional undergraduate student? Visit our continuing education Accounting degree program...

Earn the Accounting degree that really lets you focus on your passion. With a wide range of courses – many that are typically only offered in master’s programs, you can dive right into the field and see where your skills fit best.

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Apply logical thinking to business and accounting practices, learn research analysis, and explore ethics in accounting. Analyze information systems, evaluate organizational system risks, and learn to communicate as an accounting professional.

With this degree, you will be qualified to sit for professional certification examinations, such as the CPA and the CMA. The program will also prepare you to pursue a graduate program in Accounting, Taxation, Business or Law, or you can jump right into a variety of accounting roles.

No matter which accounting career you choose, you’ll be ready to take on a variety of roles in the industry.

*Curry College Business Programs (excluding the Sport and Recreation Management major) are accredited by the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Courses you’ll love

Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting
Individual Income Taxation

Ask About Curry's 5th Year MSA

As an Accounting major, you’ll already have all of your Master of Science in Accounting prerequisites covered. Enroll in our 5th Year MSA, which begins immediately after graduation, and you’ll be 10 months away from completing your 150 credit requirement for the CPA. The 10-course program prepares you to sit for the CPA exam, while expanding your career opportunities.

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The Path to Your Dream Career

Accounting professionals are always in-demand, filling many roles at public and private companies, including:

  • Certified Public Accountant – Tax, Audit, and Advisory Roles
  • Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial/Management Accountant
  • Financial Planner
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Internal Auditor/IT Auditor

Interns in the Field

Our students have interned at leading public accounting firms, such as:

  • Gray, Gray & Gray
  • LLP
  • BDO

Alumni in the Field

Our alumni are leading teams at:

  • RSM
  • Deloitte
  • Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP
  • Putnam Investments
  • Britt & Company CPA, LLC
  • Aspera, an IBM company
  • Acushnet Company ("Titleist")

The minimum laptop requirements for Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, Sport and Recreation Management, and Computer Science majors are:

  • Windows 10 or 11 operating system
  • Minimum 64-bit Intel I-7 or 64-bit AMD Ryzen 7
  • Minimum quad core processor
  • Minimum 8 GB memory
  • Minimum 500 GB internal storage

NOTE: MacBooks and Chromebooks do not qualify.

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VITA Program Offers Real Tax Preparation Experience for Students

Since 2019, Curry College has been easing the burden on local taxpayers by making it possible for a group of accounting students to become certified to serve in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

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