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School of Accounting

Accounting is the language and basic tool of business. At Florida Atlantic University, the School of Accounting prides itself on being the pillar and foundation for Business Administration studies. As the School of Accounting, our goal is to prepare students for careers in accounting, auditing, bookkeeping, forensics, tax, government, teaching, and advanced graduate or doctoral research. The School of Accounting offers undergraduate and graduate programs. Our distinguished faculty teaches the theory and applications of accounting concepts and trends. FAU is one of only 48 universities worldwide to participate in the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Internal Audit Education Partnership (IAEP).

Mission:

The Mission of the School of Accounting at Florida Atlantic University is to deliver a comprehensive accounting education to a diverse student body, publish scholarly accounting research, and provide leadership and service for the academic and professional accounting communities.

Director's Welcome:

The School of Accounting at Florida Atlantic University is a professional school operating within the State University System. Our mission is to deliver a comprehensive accounting education to a diverse student body, publish scholarly accounting research, and provide leadership and service for the academic and professional accounting communities.

The School of Accounting is among the largest accounting programs in the United States, with approximately 1,200 traditional and non-traditional students in our undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Our faculty comprises award-winning scholars who have been recognized for their contributions to education and research. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in day, evening, online, weekday and weekend programs. Our programs are delivered in Boca Raton, Davie, and Ft. Lauderdale.

At the undergraduate level, students can earn an undergraduate degree with a major in accounting or minor in accounting or business law. High-achieving students can pursue an undergraduate degree with honors by entering our highly acclaimed Accounting Scholars Program. This program is well known for its exceptional job placement rate, with more than 90% of its program graduates starting their careers in public accounting.

At the graduate level, we offer traditional and executive masters programs and a doctoral program. Our traditional program includes a Master of Accounting with an option to concentrate in Accounting Information Systems or Taxation and a Master of Taxation. Our executive programs offer a Master of Accounting with an option to concentrate in any one of four areas: Business Valuation, Forensic Accounting, Digital Accounting Forensics and Data Analytics, and Professional Accounting. We also offer a Master of Taxation through the executive programs. We also offer a variety of certificate programs designed to provide students with specialized knowledge and skills.

The Director’s office is located in the School of Accounting on the Boca Raton campus (119 Kaye Hall, or 561-297-3636). Please visit, write, or call.

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Scholarships

The following list of scholarships was created by donations from individuals and organizations for students of the College of Business (COB). The FAU Foundation and the Dean's Office administer the scholarships once per year at the start of the Fall Semester. Some scholarships are made from the interest accrued on endowed funds. The scholarships may be expendable or endowments. Therefore, each scholarship fund is reviewed and awarded on a case by case basis. To apply, select the red application button to the right. Awards to scholarship recipients are received in writing approximately one month after the application window closes. 

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Contact Us

Dr. George Young

School of Accounting
Dr. George Young
Kaye Hall (KH) 119
777 Glades Road,
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Email: soa@fau.edu
p: (561) 297-3636
f: (561) 297-7023
office: Kaye Hall (KH) 119

Accreditation & Rankings

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accreditation

Proud member of AACSB, the premier accreditation agency for business schools.

Princeton Review Entrepreneur

Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Ranked #37 (ugrad.) and #41 (grad.) in 2021 according to The Princeton Review.

Best International Business

Best International Business

International Business ugrad. is #22 in the U.S. News & World Report 2021 national rankings.

Best Undergraduate Business

Best Undergraduate Business

U.S. News & World Report awarded the college for Best Undergraduate Business in 2021.

FT Executive Education Rankings

FT Executive Education Rankings

#11 (U.S.) and #1 (Florida) in the Financial Times rankings.

Online Grad Programs

Best Online GRAD Business Programs

#37 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs (Excluding MBA).

Online MBA programs

Best Online MBA Programs

Ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs" in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report.

Online Veterans

Best Online GRAD Veterans Programs

#19 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans (Excluding MBA).

Sport Interantional Ranking

Best MBA in Sport Management Program

Top-20 in the world according to SportBusiness.

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