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Business Administration, B.S. – Accounting

Launch your career by learning to prepare effective tax strategies, integrate auditing principles, and apply accounting theory.

What You’ll Learn

In the AACSB-accredited Business Administration, B.S. with an Accounting concentration, you’ll gain critical experience through team projects and internships with top firms—many of which are run by New York Tech alumni.

You’ll acquire a strong foundation across the spectrum of business-related academic disciplines through our business program core. You’ll learn to communicate clearly and concisely; compare, contrast, and apply basic ethical concepts; and illustrate cultural awareness and analyze the impact of globalization on business. Your coursework will also prepare you to handle contemporary accounting issues, such as the differences between U.S. General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Upon completion of your B.S. degree, you’ll be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency and make decisions in all functional business disciplines.
  • Use technology as a decision support tool in business.
  • Conduct and utilize research to support business innovation.
  • Integrate functional disciplines together to effect sound policymaking and business planning.

We also offer a combined B.S./M.B.A. program in accounting that will help save a year of tuition while preparing you for the New York State CPA Examination.


  • China Railway Group
  • Deloitte
  • GE
  • Ernst & Young
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • LG Electronics International
  • NYU Langone
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Thom Browne, Inc.

Career Options

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Comptroller
  • Corporate Auditor
  • Chief Financial Office
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Tax Preparer
Lori Shirley (M.S. ’15, M.B.A. ’17)

Javits Center

A B.S./M.B.A. graduate majoring in accounting, Lori is a junior accountant at the Javits Center in the heart of New York City.

Mengting Wang, CPA (M.S. ’15, M.B.A. ’16)

General Electric China

After getting her B.S. in Accounting, Mengting completed her M.B.A. She currently is a tax operations analyst for GE China in Shanghai.

Fay Teplitsky (B.S. ’16, M.B.A. ’17)

TAO Group

At New York Tech, Fay was VP of the Accounting Club, served on a team that won first place in the Corporate Challenge, and was published in a scholarly journal. She’s now an assistant controller at TAO.


“Our academic programs aim to educate students on…globalization and the resulting increase in market diversity; opportunity for innovation that derives from these expanded opportunities; and the power of technology’s transformational effect on business within this environment.”

Jess Boronico, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Management

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.







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The School of Management's Master of Business Administration programs are accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

How You’ll Succeed

At only 120 credits, New York Tech’s Business Administration, B.S. - Accounting satisfies the New York State Education Department requirement for taking CPA exams, compared to 128 credits for most other accounting programs.

As a graduate of our program, you’ll have the skills to:

  • Interpret and apply the accounting for Liabilities and Stockholder’s Equity.
  • Apply the accounting for Assets, the Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement.
  • Analyze the comprehensive array of cost aspects and utilize them to impact management policy.
  • Research, interpret and recommend effective tax strategies.
  • Integrate auditing principles and procedures under generally accepted auditing standards in auditing financial statements.

You’ll also graduate prepared to use the latest technologies, including SAP, which is the most widely used enterprise resource planning software in the U.S.

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The School of Management's Master of Business Administration programs are accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).

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