Bachelor of Science | School of Business
Edinboro University

When it comes to Accounting, it all adds up at Edinboro.

Do you have a head for numbers and a penchant for detail? Do you enjoy working with others and like to challenge yourself on a daily basis? You might have what it takes to pursue a rewarding career as an accountant. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the accounting field will grow faster than most occupations over the next 10 years due to the continuous growth of our economy.

The Accounting program at Edinboro is one of the best in the region. Small classes are taught by faculty with professional experience. Your professors will help you acquire an in-depth understanding of accounting and auditing theory and practices and guide you toward internships that give you real-world training. Our rigorous curriculum is supported by core courses that help you develop the analytical reasoning, critical thinking and communication skills that are desirable in the workplace.

You will graduate well prepared to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination in Pennsylvania and accept a position in public accounting, corporate accounting or governmental auditing. You may get a position as an accountant, financial analyst or financial manager upon graduation.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

Gain an edge for graduate school or the competitive job market.

Personalized attention from faculty experts.

In the School of Business at Edinboro University, you will get personalized attention from professors who remain current in their expertise. Why does this matter?

They understand industry best practices and what you’ll need to succeed in the workplace.

They serve as mentors and references for employment and/or graduate school.

They maintain strong relationships with national accounting firms, private corporations, not-for-profit organizations and governmental agencies, which increase your opportunities for internships and job placement.

They understand the importance of service and encourage students to participate in community-based initiatives, including the Erie Free Taxes program, which assists low-income residents with filing income tax returns.

Alumni success says it all.

A recent alumni survey shows that 100% of our graduates have found jobs or been accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation. They are employed by public accounting firms, companies and government agencies including:

Bank of America

BKD LLP CPAs and Advisors

BNY Mellon

Erie Insurance

HBK CPAs & Advisors

Honda of North America

Maloney, Reed, Scarpitti & Company, LLP

McGill, Power, Bell & Associates, LLP

PA Department of Revenue

Robert Half Finance and Accounting

Schaffner Knight Minnaugh & Company, P.C.

St. Vincent Health Center

Pennsylvania Department of Audits


United States Navy

UPMC Hamot

Prepare for a rewarding career.