Accounting BS

Why is the University at Buffalo School of Management a great place to invest your time, money and energy?

All academic programs of the UB School of Management are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This prestigious accreditation is considered to be the hallmark of management education.

  • Of more than 16,000 business schools worldwide, less than 5% are accredited by AACSB International.
  • Most B-school rankings start with AACSB-accredited schools, yet typically only 20-25% of those schools make the final rankings.
  • The UB School of Management is ranked in all the major rankings — Bloomberg, Businessweek, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report-usually in the top 10% of this elite group.

The accounting program was accredited in 1985, one of only 190 programs in the country to achieve this level of recognition.

Our programs provide you with an educational experience that offers both quality and value. We emphasize broad exposure to quantitative reasoning, social sciences, soft skills, and a general management education required to compete in today's global market.

Students interested in taking the New York State CPA examination need to be aware that the undergraduate accounting degree is not sufficient to sit for the NYSCPA exam, and need to explore graduate studies to qualify, such as the Master of Science in Accounting in the School or Management.

Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog - Accounting BS