By establishing a strong foundation in ethical business concepts, this program is structured to advance career development in the public accounting profession. It also provides the basis for attaining certification as a CPA (Certified Public Accountant).

At Catholic University, your studies will be rooted in a strong sense of business ethics. You also will develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills in both the accounting curriculum and in a series of core liberal arts classes. These skills will give you a competitive advantage in the job market, while the ethical foundation of your education will guide you to use your knowledge as a force for good in the world.

As an accounting major at Catholic University, you will be encouraged to study abroad to gain experience adapting to cultural, linguistic, and social issues in an international context. You will have opportunities for externships and summer internships at top, global, national, or regional CPA firms. You'll start to build your professional network with help form your professors and the CUA Accounting Society. And you will enjoy the support of faculty and classmates in an atmosphere of mutual success, rather than unwelcoming competition.