Department

Accounting

Assumption’s Department of Accounting provides students with the educational background needed to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examinations.

Contact Information

Jennifer Niece, CPA, MBA Chair, Department of Accounting

508-767-7245


Location

TFAC - Room 326

Assumption’s accounting program is steeped in a liberal arts foundation and complemented by courses such as business law, finance, management, marketing, and macro- and microeconomics. This rich curriculum prepares students for a variety of careers, including those in public accounting firms, corporate settings, or nonprofit institutions. By graduation, students have learned the necessary skills to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examinations.

Assumption’s accounting program recently earned endorsement by IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), an international association focused on advancing the management accounting profession. Assumption’s program is one of just three in New England to receive this endorsement. Assumption was also named a 2019 Best Value Accounting School by College Factual, which named it the best in terms of value in Massachusetts and among the top 15 percent in the nation. 

Assumption offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree as well as an accelerated Master of Business Administration. Students can also minor in fraud examination and forensic accounting, the fastest growing niche in the accounting profession. The program combines financial knowledge and investigative skills to equip students with the tools needed to work in a number of diverse fields, including criminology and cybersecurity, and with organizations from the FBI to the world’s largest public accounting firms. 
 



Department of Accounting