B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting Concentration
Accounting is the language of business and the cornerstone to advancement in the business world.
Now Offering Ways to Finish Your Accounting Requirements Entirely Online
Offering the same quality and rigor of accounting education is important to our faculty. Our students live busy lives and now you can complete your accounting and business requirements without coming to campus with our B.S in Business Administration Accounting Concentration Completer's Option.
ACCOUNTING AT UBalt
There are many reasons why pursuing accounting at UBalt may help you realize your career goals. Our faculty see that their courses are relevant and prepare our students for the CPA exam upon graduation. They build into the curriculum critical thinking assignments and emphasize soft skills and professional development too. All of that and more are why area firms hire our students.
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What Our Alumni Say
We are so proud of our alumni. As a matter of fact, our accounting alumni are some of the most accomplished professionals around. For example, over the past two decades, alumni from the University of Baltimore have served in senior leadership positions for the majority of Baltimore's largest accounting firms—a claim that can be made by no other institution, public or private.
"It’s in large thanks to the accounting professors at Merrick that I was ready to tackle the CPA exam."
- Taylor Wilson, B.S. '14, accounting major
Associate Professor of Accounting Mikhail Pevzner had a one-year visiting fellowship in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the U.S. Securities Exchange commission that completed in 2017. Learn more about our accounting faculty.
Accounting Honors Program
The first and only Accounting Honors Program in the State of Maryland. Some of the benefits include enriched curriculum, enhanced interactions with faculty and alumni, employer site visits and exceptional internships.
Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's
UBalt offers accelerated bachelor's to master's options that let you take up to 9 graduate credits that "double count" toward both degrees—saving you time and money! Get a head start on your degree while saving up to $9,000.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is one of our many business honor societies. The society is very active, and membership is key to getting ahead in the field. Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field.
Read the Newsletter
The Merrick School of Business' Department of Accounting is an exceptional group of faculty who make a lot of news. Here is the annual newsletter (.pdf) to better inform our students, alumni and regional firms.
IMPORTANT NOTE PERTAINING TO THE CPA EXAM
To fulfill the requirements for the CPA exam, contact the Board of Accountants in the state where you intend to take the exam. Do not assume requirements for the accounting program/certificate are sufficient in all states. For details on various states' CPA requirements visit www.nasba.org.
Link to the the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy.
Explore Careers in Accounting
When you choose to specialize in accounting, your career path is wide open. Check out some career paths in accounting.
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