Mendoza School of Business

Accountancy


What You’ll Learn

Located in the Department of Accountancy, you’ll learn a skillset forever in demand in the world of business. Through courses like Strategic Cost Management, Ethics in Accounting, and Federal Taxation, you’ll develop a highly-sought after critical thinking and decision-making skill set and graduate ready to hit the ground running. You’ll also enter the job market with expertise in data analytics that your peers at other institutions will lack.

Unique to Notre Dame, the Data Analytics in Accounting course enhances your ability to identify relevant information, and to find optimal solutions in settings involving uncertainty and risk. Analytical tools include data mining, simulation model building, and optimization.

About that 150 hours…

Typically, 150 hours of college credits with an accounting concentration are necessary to be licensed as a CPA.

Students should discuss specific state requirements with Professor James O’Brien, accountancy assistant chairman.
Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy gain the requisite number of hours for licensing during the yearlong program.

Accountancy Minor

The Department of Accounting also offers a minor in Accountancy. It is only for students not currently enrolled in a major in the Mendoza College of Business.

To learn more about the minor, see the curriculum or apply, follow the link below.