Accountants are essential team members within large and small corporations, and at non-profits and educational institutions. With a degree in accounting, you'll also have the knowledge you need to manage your own business. Northampton's Accounting program, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), provides a solid foundation of specific accounting concepts as well as the skills you'll need to succeed in the field.


Graduates of the program will be able to:

  • Make decisions that reflect legal and ethical standards in the profession of accounting.
  • Prepare financial reports and statements.
  • Interpret financial data and financial information.
  • Analyze accounting data and information for decision making.

Career Potential: Accounts Payable/Receivable, Bookkeeper/Payroll, Cost Accountant, Public Accountant, Staff Accountant, Tax Accountant, Account Manager, Account Specialist, Inventory Accountant

Leading to: Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, Comptroller, Treasurer, Trust Officer