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Accounting jobs are projected to grow 6 percent through 2031, positioning it to be a high demand job in any economy. All programs are infused with analytics and the latest technology. Bentley’s accounting degree can be tailored to match a wide variety of accounting careers like assurance, taxation or IT. Depending on the path you choose, you may earn credentials from professional groups, like the Institute for Internal Auditors, along the way.

If you’re seeking to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), you can choose between a four-year undergraduate accounting degree or our Falcon Fast-Track program which puts you on a path to earn your graduate degree. Either way, you leave Bentley prepared to sit for the CPA exam and get to work.

By the Numbers


Accounting Median Starting Salary

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Accounting Job Placement Rate

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of Bentley students complete at least one internship

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Cybersecurity for Business (AC 220)

This course exposes students to Information Security topics as related to the accounting profession. We will highlight the NIST cybersecurity framework for understanding accounting’s role in enhancing information security and responsibilities for reporting and responding to information security issues. Students will analyze cases, work with information security data, and discuss how information security is an integral part of all business functions. Additionally, we will investigate various contemporary information security issues facing business and society and the impacts on the accounting profession.

Networking her way to Wall Street

When it came time for Emily Niditch ’17 to find a summer internship after junior year, she did was many Wall Street professionals do: She hustled. After calling nearly 100 investment banking professionals in New York City, she landed an interview that launched a career in a field she’s loved since childhood.

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Lighting a fire for his students

The American Accounting Association has given Mahendra Gujarathi, Bentley's Rae D. Anderson Professor of Accounting, its Outstanding Accounting Educator Award for 2018, making him the first Bentley professor to be so honored. See how he lights a fire for his students, and what lessons he’s learned from teaching at Bentley.

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Accounting is a growing profession and has an abundance of job opportunities, so I’ll be prepared for the future with a lot of room to grow.
Andrew Rutledge

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