A major in accounting prepares students to measure, analyze and communicate economic data in a variety of settings such as accounting firms, government agencies, corporations, and financial institutions. The program at FDU will help students gain technical knowledge, reasoning and communication skills, and in keeping with FDU's Global philosophy, an appreciation for other cultures and their systems of economics. FDU also offers a 150 hour program for students wishing to obtain their M.S. in accounting in conjunction with their B.S.

Visit the US Department of Labor's O*NET Resource Center, the nation's primary source of career information, to learn important information such as work related skills, abilities, wages and employment trends, about the following careers that Accounting majors may pursue:

  • Accountant, Public Practice
  • Advising Services Manager
  • Controller
  • Comptroller
  • Auditor
  • Bank Examiner
  • Budget Accountant
  • Budgetary Control Analyst
  • Business Professor
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chief Cost Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • CIA Agent
  • Commercial Banker
  • Consumer Credit Officer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Cost Accountant
  • Cost Department Supervisor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Estate Planner
  • Employment Agency Counselor
  • EDP Auditor
  • External Auditor
  • FBI Agent
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Investment Analyst
  • General Auditor
  • Governmental Accountant
  • Industrial Accountant
  • International Auditor
  • IRS Investigator
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Loan Administrator
  • Loan Officer
  • Management Accountant
  • Management Consultant
  • Payroll Manager
  • Personal Financial Planner
  • Plant Accountant
  • Professor
  • Property Accountant
  • Public Accountant
  • Stock Broker
  • Systems Accountant
  • Systems Analyst
  • Tax Accountant
  • Tax Compliance Specialist
  • Tax Lawyer
  • Tax Planner
  • Tax Specialist
  • Tax Supervisor/Auditor
  • Treasurer
  • Treasury Management Specialist
  • Trust Accountant


To find out more about the B.S. in Accounting program,
please contact the Silberman College of Business and the Academic Advisement Center:

Robert DeFilippis
Chair, Department of Accounting, Taxation, & Law
Dickinson Hall, 2nd Floor
(V) 201-692-7215

Academic Advisement Center
Robison Hall, Room 30
(V) 201-692-2339

or visit FDU Metropolitan Campus'

*To find out more information on the 150 hour B.S./M.S. Accounting program, please contact:

Gina C. Murray, Ph.D.
MBA Managing Advisor
Dickinson Hall, 2nd Floor
(V) 201-692-2424