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Corporate Finance and Accounting

The Corporate Finance and Accounting major equips students to help organizations maximize their value. You'll become familiar with accounting and finance concepts, such as cost and profitability analysis, strategic planning, process improvement and business performance management. These skills will enable you to examine the capital structure of a corporation including its funding and the actions management takes to increase the value of the organization.

When you complete the major, you’ll be ready to leap into a finance or auditing career and be well prepared to begin the process of becoming a licensed Certified Public Accountant. An accelerated BS/MS program is available to select, high-performing students in this major. If you’re accepted, you can earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in four years of study.

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Explore our Corporate Finance and Accounting Degree

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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Adrian Wong's secret sauce isn't secret anymore

Adrian Wong ’08 worked as a wealth management associate at Morgan Stanley but dreamed of finding an industry he could disrupt with new technology to improve a product. His search ended at the local burger joint. Learn how Wong’s revolutionary cooking technique brought him to the Holy Grail of fast food, and helped him found a restaurant that’s an up-and-comer in Boston’s food scene.

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Connect with Bentley corporate finance and accounting faculty

josh bryson
The CFA major combines two of the most essential fields in business, and it gives me a great perspective on all sorts of business transactions. It applies to the real world, and has a focus that employers are looking for.
Josh Bryson
Class of 2021

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