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Accounting Specialization

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

Why this major is for you:

By selecting the accounting specialization, you can make your mark in business by counseling organizations and keeping them in compliance with regulations. Students who graduate with the accounting specialization in business administration are prepared for careers in:

• public accounting • banking • consulting • credit management • financial analysis • government agencies • nonprofit organizations • private industry • graduate business or law schools.
What you'll learn:

As a business major, you will learn core elements of business,such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems,management and marketing. The accounting specialization includes extensive instruction in:

• accounting information systems • financial accounting • cost accounting • auditing • income taxation • advanced financial reporting.
You will also have the opportunity to participate in internships and in an accounting practicum, both of which provide hands-on, practical learning experiences and are highly recommended for all accounting students.   

Classroom courses are offered to full-time and part-time students during the day and in the evening; many courses are also offered online.


If you qualify, you’ll have the opportunity to select the Law School Early Entry Option, which allows you to count the successful completion of your first year of law school at the UB School of Law as the final year of your undergraduate study. For more information, visit

You can also take advantage of the Automatic Admit Option to the UB School of Law. If you qualify, you will be automatically admitted to the law school following your graduation from the Business Administration program. For more information, visit

As a qualified student, you can take advantage of our Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Option. Apply up to 9 graduate credits (three classes, typically) to both your undergraduate degree in business administration and your MBA, your M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services or your M.S. in Business-Finance.