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Equip yourself with technical, analytical and managerial capabilities that will give you an edge in this growing field.

Why Earn Your BBA in Accounting?

The profession of accounting is constantly growing and changing—in theories, regulations and practices—and is divided into two broad areas: financial or managerial. A BBA in accounting combines the fundamentals of a business program with concentrated coursework in accounting, preparing graduates to tackle complex business issues upon graduation and into the future. Earning a BBA will have you ready to launch into a successful accounting career in the public and private sectors.

Why Major in Accounting at Adelphi?

  • Receive personalized attention in a small class setting, in addition to invaluable personalized preparation for the CPA exam through Adelphi’s partnership with Becker Professional Education.
  • Benefit from our program’s strong network connections, including CPA firms and successful alumni around the globe, who often provide internship and full-time employment opportunities.
  • Streamline your route to an accelerated accounting degree, earning your undergraduate degree and MBA in just five years.

Our students land New York City internships through the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business.


* 2018-2019 academic year
pass rate on all parts taken of the CPA Exam.
2018-2019 academic year

Accelerated Degree & Certificate Options

BBA in Accounting/MBA 4+1

We’ve streamlined your path to an advanced degree, meeting the education requirements necessary to qualify as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). In small classes, with support from faculty, you can reach your goals while saving a year’s tuition.

Accounting Certificates

We offer two accounting certificates: the Basic Certificate in Accounting which prepares students for entry-level accounting positions and also prepares students to sit the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) exam, and the Advanced Certificate in Accounting which is geared toward students who already have a bachelor's degree and who want to become eligible to sit the CPA exam in New York.

The accounting department here at Adelphi definitely created an atmosphere that made me feel welcome. Through the small class sizes here, I was able to get to know my professors personally. Between the close proximity to New York City and having experienced professors that worked as CPAs, the connections you make here are endless.

Catherine Murphy Junior accounting major

Exceptional Hands-On Learning

At Adelphi, we believe strongly in the power of hands-on learning and the value it plays in advancing the future careers of our students. By attending the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, students gain valuable first-hand experience directly applying their classroom knowledge to various internship opportunities. Those seeking a CPA license will benefit from our partnership with Becker Professional Education a recognized leader in CPA exam preparation, which offers invaluable personalized on-campus preparation for the CPA exam.

Program Info

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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