Discover what you can learn and where an accounting concentration can take you. 

Students in a classroom

College of Business Administration is fully accredited by AACSB International

The accounting concentration and its mission provides students with the necessary foundation for a range of interesting and rewarding careers in public accounting, private industry, government, consulting, tax accounting and elsewhere. Accounting students are interested in working with people, teamwork, contributing to a common goal, working with numbers, and working independently. They will learn business communications, technical accounting procedures, financial statement preparation, problem solving, and ethical decision-making.

Students are not limited to a particular specialization as they start a life-long learning path as a professional accountants. Students are encouraged to prepare for certification examinations such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

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  • Grimbleby Coleman CPAs,  Inc.
  • G3 Enterprises
  • E. & J. Gallo Winery
  • Atherton & Associates
  • Foster Farms
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Stanislaus County
  • Merced County Office of Education
  • Moss Adams LLP   
  • Auditors
  • Tax consultants
  • Cost, managerial or tax accountants
  • Staff accountants
  • Budget analysts  

    Accounting Student

    "Majoring in accounting has been a remarkable journey that has provided me with a comprehensive outlook about the financial matters of business institutions and the confidence to serve them with zeal and integrity."

    Shanil Chandra
    Accounting Student