Accounting

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The Accounting concentration provides students with the technical and analytical foundation of the discipline of accountancy. It will prepare you for a variety of responsibilities including financial management, budget analysis, financial planning, taxes, auditing, research, and recordkeeping.

    Why Study Accounting?

    The Accounting Concentration at Roanoke College

    • prepares students for a lifelong leadership role,
    • provides challenging coursework,
    • creates hardworking, ethical professionals.

    The accounting profession contains a wide range of career paths, and students can choose the path that best suits them.

    “Roanoke College’s Accounting concentration prepared me very well for a job in accounting, and I felt more prepared than my coworkers who also went to school for accounting. It’s the best course of study I could have chosen, and I am so grateful to all of the professors and faculty.”

    Olivia MacCluen ‘21

    Potential Careers in Accounting

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    Internships and Hands On Experience

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    Networking

    Jessica Louros and Olivia MacCluen (’21) at the Roanoke Chapter of CPAs Fall Student Night

    Roanoke College offers networking opportunities for students. The accounting concentration works with the Virginia Society of CPAs and the Roanoke Chapter of CPAs. These organizations also reward students with scholarships annually.

    Pictured: Jessica Louros and Olivia MacCluen (’21) at the Roanoke Chapter of CPAs Fall Student Night

    Learn More

    If you think a concentration in accounting is for you and would like to learn more, click here for course requirements.

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