Undergraduate Programs

Accounting professionals


Accounting is the language of business and so much more. It provides the critical information that guides decision-making at all levels of business, government and non-profit organizations. The degree offers students the opportunity to obtain technical knowledge, analyticsl skills and communication expertise required to lead ethical and effective organizations and people. Accounting graduates find career opportunities across many areas including public, private and government accounting.

The recommended plan of study includes classes in applied and social sciences, marketing and business communication, in addition to finance, business law and management information systems.

Students planning to take the CPA exam should review the educational requirements established by the State Board of Accountancy in the state in which they plan to sit for the examination.

Ways to Study

BS in Business Administration (major)

Students studying accounting will receive a BS in Business Administration with major in Accounting.

Additional Resources

BS / MS Dual Degree

This highly specialized degree program provides academically qualified students the opportunity to earn both a bachelor’s degree and an MS in Accounting in the same amount of time it takes to earn a normal undergraduate degree while still participating in the co-op program.

BS / MBA Dual Degree

LeBow’s BS/MBA program provides academically qualified students with the opportunity to earn both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA with five years of study. Learn more >

Minor in Accounting

A minor in accounting can be a great supplement to a wide range of degrees. More details are available in Drexel’s Course Catalog.

All interested students should meet with an advisor. Make an appointment by calling the Undergraduate Advising Office at 215.895.2110.

Average Co-op Weekly Pay


Top Co-op Recruiters

  • Ametek, Inc.

  • CHUBB (formerly ACE USA)



  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

Average Starting Salary


Accounting News

LeBow assistant professor Curtis Hall weighs in on the long-held debate among academics and regulators about whether or not the stock market creates pressure on the managers of public firms to make short-term decisions in order to meet earnings targets.
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