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A career in accounting has been described by many as one of the best opportunities for employment, with U.S. News & World Report (2013) considering accounting positions to be among the "hottest jobs." As the link that connects all businesses, accounting is in high demand in a broad range of fields, and your Accounting degree positions you for versatility and growth in your career.
Champlain's Bachelor of Science in Accounting program and its faculty will give you everything you need to be career-ready. Our faculty members possess invaluable business experience and a history of outstanding instruction. They will work with you to create the learning opportunities and internships you'll need to pursue the many career options in public, captive, private, not-for-profit and governmental accounting.
At Champlain, we offer a multifaceted accounting education in which you will:
The Robert P. Stiller School of Business not only prepares you exceptionally well in your Accounting major, but also gives you a four-year, cross-business education that answers the marketplace demand for business school graduates with demonstrable knowledge, skills and hands-on experience in all the disciplines that make up the field of business including:
Our Accounting program opens up the option for you to pursue becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). We have developed options that meet the 150 credit-hour requirement for CPA eligibility, and allows our students to enter the CPA job market before the competition. Motivated students can fast-track their eligibility for the CPA exam by taking additional classes over summers or an extra semester, rather than pursuing a graduate degree immediately after graduation. Or you can pursue our double major in Accounting and Finance to meet the 150 credits and further enhance your career options. Our program also gives you the skills needed to pursue your Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification and to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam.