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B.S. in Business Administration, Accounting Specialization

Accounting is the language of business and the cornerstone to advancement in the business world.

Choosing to pursue an undergraduate business administration degree and specializing in accounting can make you competitive and productive in today’s complex business environment.


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There are many reasons why pursuing accounting at UB 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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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.

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Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's

Save time and money: Begin graduate school before you finish your bachelor’s degree by applying to the Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Option.

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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 additional 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.

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Read the Newsletter

The Merrick School of Business' Department of Accounting is an exception group of faculty and they make a lot of news. Here is the annual newsletter (.pdf) to better inform our students, our alumni and the regional firms.

Taylor Wilson, 2014 graduate of the B.S. in Business Administration program, Accountng Specialization

What Our Alumni Say

We are so proud of alumni. As a matter of fact, our accounting alumni are some of the most accomplished professional 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

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Faculty Spotlight

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.

Explore Careers in Accounting

When you choose to specialize in accounting your career path is wide open. Check out some careers paths in accounting.


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