Department of Accounting and Finance

The Department of Accounting and Finance strives to be recognized nationally for providing a high-quality accounting and finance education that integrates technical skills with the development of personal attributes necessary for the continuing growth and success of our graduates.  To this end, we work to build competence in technical accounting knowledge and important skills such as communication, critical thinking, analytical, interpersonal, and technological skills. We offer competitive academic scholarships to assist students desiring to enter the program.

The Department of Accounting and Finance has a rich legacy of educating business professionals with a strong comprehension of accounting. We were the first accounting program at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to receive the prestigious accreditation of AACSB International. This recognition provides evidence of the Department’s focus on maintaining highly-qualified faculty and high standards in student learning. Graduates of the Accounting Department regularly complete requirements for professional certifications such as the CPA and the CMA.  In fact, the Accounting program is one of the largest producers of African-American Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in the nation.

Each year, Big Four accounting firms recruit our accounting majors in addition to national  and regional accounting firms, Fortune 500 service and industrial firms and large governmental agencies. These companies also offer an abundance of opportunities for summer internships. Thank you for taking time to explore how our department can contribute to your future success.

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Industrial Hemp Part of the Focus at A&T Field Day June 15

Farmers and the public are invited to learn more about the state’s industrial hemp pilot program at the 16th annual Small Farms Field Day at the N.C. A&T State University Farm

A&T Students Win Major National Prizes at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

A sophomore Theatre Arts major from N.C. A&T State University won the prestigious Irene Ryan National Acting Scholarship Competition recently at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Washington, D.C.

2017 National Black Theatre Festival To Honor, Feature North Carolina A&T

The National Black Theatre Festival this year will highlight the work of N.C. A&T State University resident costumer designer Gregory Horton.