College of Business

Business Administration

Accounting Concentration

If you are interested in pursuing a career in accounting, the BSBA Accounting Concentration is the choice for you.

Students are encouraged to work in accounting firms and banks as they complete their final year, and we offer internship and career support to help with this.

Assistant Professor Sharon Hua talking to accounting student
Accounting firm representative talking to accounting student at career fair


Accounting Concentration Tracks

  • Professional Accounting Track

  • General Accounting Track

  • Financial Planning Track*

*The Financial Planning Track is now registered and approved by the CFP® Certification Board!
September 2022 – The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Certification was established to meet the developmental needs of those seeking to become financial planners. As the profession has grown, so too has the CFP® certification matured and strengthened to become the recognized standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning. By becoming a CFP® professional, you can further distinguish yourself with employers in the financial services industry and with prospective clients who are increasingly seeking out CFP® certification as the most desired credential in the field.

For more information about this concentration and the course requirements for each track, click the "Accounting Pathway" button above.

Why CSUMB is a Good Choice for Accounting