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Accounting is a universal business discipline, essential to all organizations by providing relevant information for decision making and facilitating the success of a strong bottom line. A degree in accounting opens the door to career opportunities in all areas of business, government and not-for-profits both locally and internationally. 


Click on the video above to hear Dr. Patricia Abels provide information about the accoun ting program.

Program Highlights

  • Faculty members are active professionals within the accounting field

  • Course options include evening and online courses

  • Internships are encouraged in order to gain practical experience and professional networking

  • Each student is assigned a faculty adviser to help plan his or her curriculum, provide academic counseling and assist in career preparation.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification

Options and Advantages

UF offers a bachelor of science degree


Five-year CPA track (Certified Public Accountant)

  • Earn a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in business administration in five years
  • During the MBA you can take up to two CPA review classes and potentially pass half of the CPA exam
  • Through internships, students have opportunities to log experience toward the 2,000-hour requirement to earn a CPA
  • Students accepted into the CPA track program will have a CPA as a professional mentor
  • Earn approximately $135,000 annually with a CPA certification

Four-year CMA track (Certified Management Accountant)

  • Our CMA program has received IMA’s Higher Education Endorsement
  • Combine a bachelor’s degree in business with a CMA designation
  • Earn approximately $27,000 more annually with a CMA

Mentoring and shadowing provide real-world knowledge and networking opportunities.

  • Freshmen and sophomores are matched with juniors and seniors
  • Juniors and seniors will have a professional mentor
The College of Business meets the highest standards of business education established by ACBSP through learning outcomes, quality and continuous improvement.

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