Accounting Degree

Accounting Degree

Earn your Accounting Degree and become indispensable 

The Saint Mary's Accounting Degree will prepare you with a comprehensive set of accounting skills, including financial and managerial accounting, auditing, federal income taxation, and computer applications. Guided by our renowned, approachable faculty, you’ll strengthen your ability to wrestle with unfamiliar problems and ethical issues, be given the tools to investigate topics in-depth, and develop the communication skills needed to share information with others. All of this takes place within small, discussion-based classes, a hallmark of the liberal arts tradition.

Earn your accounting degree and play a critical role in the operation of any organization. Take accounting classes your first year and learn the technical aspects of accounting while honing your skills in analysis, communication, and ethical decision-making.


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Accounting Curriculum

Learning Outcomes

After completing the following courses you will: 

  • be a knowledgeable entry-level accountant
  • demonstrate an awareness of ethical issues
  • and be an effective communicator

Saint Mary's Testimonials

“The undergraduate Accounting Program at SMC offers the foundation an individual needs to move forward with pursuing the CPA license, joining the workforce out of college, or even pursuing a master's in accounting. What resonated with me from the Saint Mary’s Accounting program aside from the professors’ dedication to my success was certainly the Accounting Analytics course which provides the student with an understanding of the information systems in accounting. This is applicable to the workforce as these programs are key to better performance and efficient data analysis and visualization.”

Jacob Limon, '22


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Top 6%

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