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Major or minor in Accounting while taking core business courses to prepare for your career in accounting or to continue your education.

You also have the ability to participate in the 4+1 Master of Accounting program: by taking three graduate Master of Accounting courses during your senior year, you can earn your graduate degree with only seven additional courses.

Featuring a common business core that integrates the various strategic areas of business and an internship program that integrates classroom theory with practical experience, our Accounting program will prepare you for the next step in your accounting career, whether you’re ready for the professional world or choose to continue your education.

Contact Information

Ann D. Servey
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator, Accounting
610.902.8322
ann.d.servey@cabrini.edu 

At a glance:

Total Credits for Major

63

Total Credits for Minor

21

Projected job growth to 2024*

8.4%

Accounting Program Details

Featuring a common business core that integrates the various strategic areas of business and an internship program that integrates classroom theory with practical experience, our Accounting program will prepare you for the next step in your accounting career, whether you’re ready for the professional world or choose to continue your education. 

Employment Outlook

Employment opportunities for Accounting majors are available in public accounting, industrial (private) accounting, government, not-for-profit organizations, and education, and include titles such as: 

  • Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Controller
  • Cost Accountant
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant (with additional certification)
  • Financial Advisor
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Tax Accountant

Opportunities increase for those individuals with experience (e.g., internships), graduate education (i.e., Master of Accounting), and certification (e.g., CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE).

Program Highlights

  • Major or minor option
  • Strong internship program for hands-on experience
  • Master of Accounting accelerated program option

Skills Learned

  • Function effectively as a team leader or team member, as required in a workplace setting, by utilizing interpersonal skills
  • Solve specific accounting problems that require critical analysis, evaluation, and interpretation of accounting information
  • Express complex accounting concepts, using appropriate terminology, formats, and technologies
  • Master basic accounting concepts, including financial and managerial accounting, auditing, and taxation
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of current domestic and global accounting issues, including an understanding of the role of ethical behavior and social responsibility in business, an understanding and evaluation of the impact of business decisions on others, and an appreciation of the role that business can play in societal change

*Employment projections taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics report for employment category: Business and financial operations occupations.

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