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As a student in the Accounting Concentration within the Business Administration program, you’ll prepare for a successful career in public, managerial, and governmental accounting. The program blends general business knowledge and fundamental skills in accounting, finance, auditing, and individual income taxation to build a foundation for professional licensing. You’ll benefit from the interdisciplinary nature of the program, which includes courses in management, marketing, business communication, business law, analytics, economics, and more.

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Amanda Ley

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Joyce Twing

Professor & Program Coordinator


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Why Study Accounting at Vermont State

  • Balance: The Accounting concentration provides a well-rounded education in business while allowing you to focus on your specific interests. 
  • Hands-on Experience: You’ll have numerous opportunities to put what you learn into practice, including a variety of internships. 
  • Experiential Learning: You’ll develop analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills through a variety of hands-on learning experiences, such as income tax preparation for seniors in the local community. 
  • Professional Preparation: You’ll be well-positioned to continue your education at the graduate level, including Vermont State’s Master of Business Administration, or to obtain CPA licensure. 
  • Practical Application: You’ll benefit from a curriculum that helps you build a solid foundation of technical and analytical skills and studies to real-world applications. 

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Sample Courses

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting 
  • Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Fraud and Forensic Accounting 

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