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Accounting Major

An Accounting degree from York College opens you up to a world of opportunities. Whether it's planning a merger or acquisition, financing the latest Hollywood blockbuster or uncovering a fraudulent insurance scam, accountants are in-the-know and on-the-scene. Our Accounting majors take a full range of accounting courses, including taxation, auditing, financial fraud and international accounting. At York College, one of the best accounting schools in Pennsylvania, students can even personalize their studies by selecting among accounting electives or adding a minor.

Careers in Accounting

Career opportunities in accounting are varied and abundant.

Positions include:

  • Auditors in local, regional, national and international CPA firms
  • Tax Examiners for local, state and federal agencies
  • Tax Planning and Preparation Professionals
  • FBI Special Agents
  • Internal Auditors
  • Controllers
  • Vice Presidents of Finance
  • Partners in public accounting firms

Professionalism is...


"Professionalism to me is being accountable, reliable, and hard working. With those three skills and a solid knowledge base, success will follow."

Chris Gause,

Learn more about all things professional at York College.


Institute for Quality

The Institute for Quality at York College contributes to the economic vitality of organizations in the region by leveraging York College talent - faculty and emerging young professionals - to advance quality.

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Earn a Bachelor's and your MBA ...

... in as little as five years. The MBA Dual Degree Program can give you an invaluable edge in the job market.