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Accounting

Learn from dedicated faculty who have succeeded at Big Four and other prestigious accounting firms, major corporations, and government agencies.

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Program Overview

Accounting at Bryant

Our Accounting program, ranked No. 3 by College Factual, features distinctive real-world learning experiences, opportunities to excel at accounting competitions such as the PwC Challenge Case Competition, and solid preparation for major professional exams that set you apart.

Program Features

  • Your experiential learning includes faculty-supervised internships at global corporations, Big Four accounting firms, and more.
  • Set yourself apart by gaining a solid foundation for major professional examinations such as the CMA exam.
  • Complete two courses toward your Master of Professional Accountancy or Master of Taxation degree.
  • Opportunity to acquire required credits for CPA certification in 4 1/2 years in Bryant’s MPAc program.

Cross-Disciplinary Advantage

  • Our nationally acclaimed business foundation cultivates innovative thinking and problem-solving abilities through real-world projects that develop leadership skills.
  • Your liberal arts minor will be a competitive advantage, enriching an immersive education that integrates analytical and critical thinking.
  • Whether you begin your career or pursue grad school after graduation, the credentials of your major and minor distinguish you.

 

A Bryant Education
Gabrielle Rinaldi

Gabrielle Rinaldi '17

Major:
  • Accounting
Complementary Minor:
  • Communication
  • Management

An education focused on both versatility and in-depth knowledge prepared a student for graduate study and beyond.

Hometown: Watertown, CT

More Than a Major

  • Study Abroad
  • Student Ambassador
  • Leadership
  • Internships
  • Peer Tutoring

A Connected Community

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The Bryant Difference

94% agree
94% agree
Our Class of 2016 graduates agree that Bryant has prepared them well for success.
$57K Salary
$57K Salary
Median starting salary of Bryant's Class of 2016 graduates.
College Factual
No. 3 Ranked
College Factual/USA Today 2017 rank our Accounting program in the Top 1% "most focused," providing a variety of resources that may provide "a better education in this area."

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of Bryant’s renowned Accounting program go on to prestigious graduate schools and are in demand by business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

  • Blum Shapiro
  • Bryant University
  • Deloitte
  • EMC
  • EY
  • Fordham University
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • Northeastern University
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Providence College
  • PwC
  • Raytheon
  • State Street
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of California Irvine

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Career Education Opportunities

  • Shadow and network with accomplished Accounting alumni to explore different paths.
  • Secure an Accounting internship through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education. 
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from 100+ prestigious firms at on-campus career fairs.

Clubs/Organizations

    • Accounting Association
    • National Association of Black Accountants
    • The Archway student newspaper treasurer

International

    • Sophomore International Experience
    • Study abroad during junior year

Service

    • Mentor IDEA participants as a member of Omicron Delta Kappa 
    • Alternative Spring Break participant
    • Management 200 service-learning class

Research

    • PwC Challenge Case Competition
    • Bryant Scholars
    • Honors Program
Professor Folami

Inspiring Faculty

Our esteemed faculty include award-winning educators and mentors who have had successful careers at Big Four and regional accounting firms, major corporations, small businesses, and government. Among them is:

LOOKMAN BUKY FOLAMI, Ph.D.

Professor of Accounting