Accounting is called the language of business. Through Mendoza’s rigorous curriculum, you’ll become fluent.
Mendoza accountancy students acquire the ability to analyze, communicate, and forecast the economic activity of a business. Courses focus on analytical and problem-solving skills within the context of financial reporting, managerial decision making, and tax planning. Professional responsibility, teamwork, and communication skills are integrated throughout the curriculum.
Our professors are experts who study financial reporting, corporate valuation, taxation, and professional decision making. They’re invested in your education and future success and often become lifelong mentors.
The 150-Hour Licensing Requirement
Typically, 150 hours of college credits with an accounting concentration are necessary to be licensed as a CPA.
Undergraduate: The majority of undergraduate students meet the requirement through AP credits and overloads during their four-year undergraduate degree. Students should discuss specific state requirements with Professor James O’Brien, accountancy assistant chairman.
Master of Science in Accountancy: Students in the MSA gain the requisite number of hours for licensing during the yearlong program.