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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
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Help manage part of the university's investment portfolio. Intern with NASA's budget division. Prepare income tax returns for local community members. In Gallaudet's accounting program, you will gain practical experience in preparing and examining financial records. Courses provide a broad foundation in management, problem solving, communication and ethics that prepares you for a range of positions in government or private industry.
All students are required to complete at least one internship, selecting from many opportunities with our federal and private partners. You may also choose to work closely with faculty to prepare for the CPA examination or for graduate school.
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Keep reading to learn more about the accounting program and career outcomes.
The BS in Accounting Program was accredited by ACBSP in 2000 and reaffirmed in 2010. It's up for reaffirmation in 2020.
We encourage students to start taking courses in their major during their first year.
All students must complete at least one internship in their field that includes 100 hours on the job. The department internship coordinator helps students obtain hands-on positions that provide valuable professional experience and contacts.
All of Gallaudet's recent business and accounting majors are employed (75 percent) or in graduate school (25 percent) within one year of graduation. Learn more about alumni of the Department of Business.
Most accountant and auditor positions require at least a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field. Earning a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or other certifications improves job prospects.
Employment of accountants is projected to grow 13 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
Learn more about career opportunities in this field.
Our Mentoring Program pairs business students with professionals in the field for academic, personal and career advice.
Learn more about the Department of Business.
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