Accounting (BS)

Accounting Degree Overview

Our accounting programs feature some of the best real-world preparation you can find for a career in accounting.

Your professors bring their experience as certified public accountants or financial industry professionals to the classroom. They’ll integrate accounting theory with professional practice and give you insight into the field you can’t learn from textbooks alone. And we’re an industry leader in internships — just one more way accounting at Thomas College will give you an edge on success.

Prepare for a Career In:

  • Auditing
  • Public Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Government or Nonprofit Accounting
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Tax Preparation
  • Financial Planning
  • Budget Analysis and Reporting
  • New Business Development and Sales

“At Thomas, I gained the skills I needed to work on behalf of Maine’s largest private foundation.”

Jarod Deanis ’12, MBA ’14 Finance and Technology Manager, Dexter Enterprises, Inc.

At a Glance

  • 121 credit hours
  • 3 year option
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Internships
  • Leadership development

Key Courses

  • Business Finance
  • Federal Personal Income Taxation
  • Cost Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Auditing Theory & Practice