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An Accounting degree provides outstanding career opportunities in a variety of industries.

Our emphasis on real-world application trains you for roles in professional, industrial, managerial or governmental accounting—and prepares you for CPA licensure through a robust curriculum and CPA Review Program.

Top Reasons to choose Accounting at florida southern college

AACSB Accredited

Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.

Recognized Accounting Excellence

Florida Southern’s Accounting program has three Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Educator Award winners teaching our students.

Compre­hen­sive

You’ll gain exposure to all areas of accounting — financial, tax, cost/managerial, auditing, information systems, and forensics.

100% Placement

Through internships, case studies, and other hands-on learning, our accounting graduates are prepared for professional employment and boast a 100% placement rate upon graduation.

Network for the Future

Florida Southern students receive a multitude of opportunities to interact with a variety of companies and firms to help build a foundation for their future careers.

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Employment Outlook

$77,678
Estimated Salary of Accounting Alumni From This Program
79%
Alumni Working in a Field Related to Accounting

Top Employers

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Brandon Smith, CPA
Property Accountant at NextEra Energy

My experience in the accounting program at FSC was wonderful. The professors saw my potential, showed me the amazing career opportunities that accountants have, and encouraged me to reach my goals in this competitive industry.

Master Your Financial Skills

In ACC 3111 Financial Accounting I, you can expect to delve into the conceptual framework of accounting and master skills required when preparing financial statements, determining income, and knowing the steps related to assets and liabilities.

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We also offer an Early Master of Accountancy option (Early MAcc)

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Featured Accounting Faculty

Dr. William Quilliam
- Accounting Department Chair

My teaching philosophy centers on the fact that I teach students how to learn. Specific facts will change during their careers, so I prepare them for a lifetime of continual learning. My classes at Florida Southern feature a lively atmosphere of discussion and engaged learning. I also foster student interaction with the accounting profession through my involvement with professional organizations such as the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Clubs and More

Network with accounting professionals at meetings of the Florida Institute of CPAs, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Many extra-curricular organizations are associated with this program, including the Accounting Student Association and the Dean's Advisory Council

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BA
  • BS
  • Minor

First-Years

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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