About the Program

The B.S. in Accounting provides students with the knowledge, training, and skills development they need to pursue successful careers in accounting.

The program is designed to prepare students for a variety of career paths including:

  • Certified public accountants
  • Controllers
  • Chief financial officers
  • Tax accountants
  • Government accountants
  • Budget directors
  • Internal or external auditors

The B.S. in Accounting will also provide accounting students with the necessary preparation for eligibility to take the CPA examination. Following national trends, the accounting program will emphasize critical analysis, practical problem solving, effective communication, and the appropriate use of technology.

Professional Licensure Disclosures and Distance Learning State Authorization: Applicants who are applying to programs that may lead to licensure in states other than Pennsylvania must be aware of the various state professional licensure requirements. Please see ESU's professional licensure disclosures, Evaluation of Conduct Record, and check licensure requirements by occupation and state at CareerOneStop.

Contact Us

Please contact the Department Secretary for more information about the Business Management programs at (570) 422-3251.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Gessner Science Hall 307
(570) 422-3251
(570) 422-3308 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Douglas Friedman
(570) 422-3436