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Phyllis Bloom, M.B.A., C.P.A.
Pick a company that interests you, say, Diesel Jeans or Google. Examine its business model and financials. Determine whether it will succeed and why. Discuss with your team and present a written or oral conclusion. Is this an assignment for a marketing or management class? No, it is a typical project in our Accounting program.
Accounting at Nazareth prepares students to have the versatility and critical thinking skills that are invaluable in today's global economy. With the growth of international business, accounting expertise and services have become more sophisticated. Accountants are called upon to play wide-ranging roles in international trade, mergers and acquisitions, business development, and economic forecasting. But whether they are doing general ledger bookkeeping or complex corporate auditing, at Nazareth, all accountants are problem-solvers.
Our students learn the financial side of business and gain the social and analytical skills to identify and solve problems in a professional and ethical manner. Collaboration is highly stressed and all final projects are team-based. Students also solve accounting problems within the context of economics, finance, management, marketing, ethics, technology and global issues.
- Preparation for success as an active member of the profession.
- High job placement rate as the demand for accountants increases.
- Focus on communication skills, including speaking, writing, critical thinking, and analysis.
- Emphasis on professionalism, ethics and serving the public interest by providing fair and impartial information.
- Student-centered environment and faculty committed to teaching excellence.
- A BS to MS program where students only need 1 additional year to qualify to sit for the NYS CPA exam.