Make a smart investment in your future with an accounting degree from Wilkes. Our rigorous program will prepare you for a rewarding career in a wide variety of industries.
|Program Type||Format||Credit Hours|
|Major, Minor||On Campus||122 (18 for minor)|
Why Study Accounting at Wilkes?
Accounting majors are some of the most sought-after students on campus by employers. An accounting degree gives you a highly valuable, versatile skill set and fluency in the language of business. You'll learn how to collect, analyze and present data, and develop your leadership and technical skills. Our program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, which shows potential employers and graduate schools the comprehensiveness and excellence of Wilkes University's curriculum.
What Will You Learn as an Accounting Major?
- You'll begin your studies with a combination of technical and entrepreneurial projects, including courses in financial, managerial and tax accounting. Through the Integrated Management Experience, you'll plan and launch a business.
- You'll learn how to collect, analyze, validate and present data and information about companies and organizations that accurately reveal their financial position and performance.
- Throughout the program, you will develop your leadership, technical, communication and critical-thinking skills, which will be valuable no matter which field you enter.