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Accounting, Law, and Finance

The Department of Accounting, Law & Finance offers two undergraduate degrees in accounting - a 124-credit Bachelor of Business Administration and a 150-credit Bachelor of Professional Accountancy. Both programs combine the fundamentals of a business program with concentrated coursework in accounting which exposes students to a cutting-edge accounting curriculum including courses in auditing, taxation, technology, data analytics and information systems. Students are prepared to apply accounting principles with a business context and develop their critical and analytical-thinking, ethical reasoning, problem solving, teamwork, and interpersonal skills. 

Do you like working with money and other assets? Students who study finance at SVSU may work in a variety of public or private organizations doing general or tax accounting, financial planning or internal auditing. 

The College of Business works with over 30 regional businesses (from small family businesses to Fortune 500 companies) to create internships for finance students. Students also gain real world insight by participating in programs with regional business leaders and extracurricular honor societies and clubs, such as the Finance Club.

The College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, AACSB-International. Less than 5% of business colleges globally are so recognized.

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Department Chair

Dr. Betsy Pierce


Dr. Jayati Ghosh


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