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Department of 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. 

Succeed at SVSU

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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Student Opportunities

‌At SVSU, classroom learning is only part of a student's education. Experiencing real life situations; sharing knowledge, leadership and skills; working with professionals and clients; are part of what it means to be an accounting, financial or law professional. These experiences through internship options, student clubs and organizations, and study abroad experiences give our students an advantage before they enter the workplace.

Faculty Highlight

Fun fact about Professor Lotfaliei - 
He loves learning languages and is quadrilingual!


Scott L. Carmona College of Business
Saginaw Valley State University

CCB 302
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4064

Jayati Ghosh

Amy Hendrickson
Acting Assistant Dean