Accounting, B.S.

In a world looking to stay on budget, accountants are in high demand.

Organizations think they need "numbers" people. But they really need financial strategists. With an Accounting degree from Lewis University, you are prepared to be both.

Professional accountants are always in high demand. Because every business requires sound money management. Detailed record keeping. Best practice accounting procedures. And with the fantastic reputation Lewis has earned for developing well-qualified candidates, you will stand out from the pack.

As an accounting degree student at Lewis University, you will learn:
  • Practical, hands-on skills you will actually use on the job
  • How to record and interpret essential financial data for effective decision making
  • Today's current accounting procedures
  • Ethical framework for accounting practices
Prepare for a stable and lucrative career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), actuary, auditor, chief financial officer, commodities trader, IRS investigator, loan administrator, tax specialist and more.

4-Year CPA License Program
At most schools, the accounting coursework leading up to a CPA license can take 5 years. At Lewis, you can finish in 4.

5-Year CPA + MBA Program
After completing this 5-year program, you will have your accounting degree, an MBA and be prepared to take the CPA exam.

Start planning your Accounting degree program curriculum today!

Minor Options Double-Major Option
Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance and Marketing majors may earn an additional major in Accounting by completing the following curriculum.

Student Talk

  • Paige Morgano

    "I chose accounting because my mother had some financial crisises - I ended up making her situation better for herself and enjoyed doing it - plus there's a lot of career stability, and you can go as far as you want."


James M. Perrone
Chair, Department of Accounting

"Our goal is to provide the most current, professional market information available to students in order to prepare them for leadership in their organizations."