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Accounting Program at SUNY Plattsburgh

Employment outlook for accountants and auditors: job growth is faster than average through 2024; 11% growth rate with 142,400 new jobs; good wages at double the national average annual wage; source is U.S. Dept. of Labor Bureau of Labor StatisticsPrepare for a Variety of Careers

Our program gets you ready for a career in public accounting, corporate accounting, governmental and nonprofit organizations, as well as many others. Many of our accounting graduates have launched successful careers in the field of accountancy and related areas.

Furthermore, our program helps you prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination. You will also be able to pursue other professional certifications (such as CMA, CIA, CFE, just to name a few) or continue on to graduate school.

Our Internship Program Placement Has No Match

There are plenty of opportunities for experiential learning with well-known corporations such as IBM, and national, regional, and local CPA firms such as Deloitte, PwC, EY, KPMG, GT, Bonadia, Abbott, Frenyea & Russell, etc. You may decide to intern in a nonprofit organization, national, state, or local governmental agency. We are continuously cultivating additional internships and co-op opportunities for our accounting majors at SUNY Plattsburgh. It is our way of enhancing your leadership development, team building skills, and appropriate experiential learning.

Work One-on-One with Our Accounting Faculty

The accounting faculty are dedicated to provide you with a curriculum that empowers you with the most advanced technical and analytical skills, such as Excel, VBA, Spreadsheet Automation, SQL, just to name a few. This will distinguish you from others and make you more marketable in the accounting and financial markets.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like to find out more about the accounting program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Dr. Mohamed Gaber, Chair
Office: Au Sable Hall Room 209
Phone: (518) 564-4198 / 564-3185
Fax: (518) 564-4215
Email: [email protected]

SUNY Plattsburgh
School of Business and Economics
Department of Accounting
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901