Bachelor of Science in Accounting

The Albertus Magnus B.S. in Accounting program in the Tagliatela School of Business and Leadership is designed for students looking to enter the growing field of accounting, which is currently experiencing a significant rate of growth in employment opportunities. The program will provide students with a strong knowledge of accounting principles and business applications and prepare them for a variety of careers in the accounting field. For students who are specifically interested in the field of public accounting, they will complete the credit hours and course content required by Connecticut (and 48 other states) to take the Uniform CPA Examination.

Accounting Program in the News

Albertus Magnus College Reconized by the AICPA for Intergrating the Personal Financial Planning Program for College Accounting Students into their Curriculum

Why Study Accounting at Albertus?

Professors with both academic qualifications and real world experience

Accessible and supportive faculty and staff

Small class sizes

Diverse student body

Financial aid for full-time students

Where will this degree take me?

"#3 Best Business Job" according to the U.S. News & World Report

An average salary of $61,900

A job sector that is projected to grow 16% according to the Connecticut Department of Labor and National Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Corporate Accounting Manager

Budget Analyst

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)


Government Accountant

Non-profit Accountant

Grants Administrator

Tax Accountant

Forensic Accountant

IRS Agent

FBI Special Agent

Program Of Study (120 Credits)

General Education and Electives: 66 Credits

Business Courses: 27 credits

BE 135 Business Communication

BE 202 Statistics for Business

BE 204 Principles of Macroeconomics

BE 205 Principles of Microeconomics

MG 131 Principles of Management

MG 231 Principles of Marketing

BE 334 Business Law

BE 265 Corporate Financial Management

CIS 171 Business Spreadsheets

Accounting Courses: 27 credits

BE-161 Financial Accounting

BE-162 Managerial Accounting

BE 261 Intermediate Accounting I

BE 262 Intermediate Accounting II

BE 263 Cost Accounting

BE 361 Federal Income Taxation for Individuals

BE 362 Auditing

BE 380 Accounting Internship

BE 395 Capstone: Computer Applications in Accounting

To learn more, please contact Dr. Nancy Fallon at