Earn your BBA in Accounting and your MBA in 5 years
St. Bonaventure's undergraduate program in accounting provides students with a course of study designed to qualify them for careers in either public or private accounting and financial management.
Two degree plans are available:
- The 120-hour Bachelor of Business Administration
The accounting BBA prepares students to work in a variety of accounting and business fields, tailored to their individual interests.
- The five-year (150-hour) BBA/Master of Business Administration
The Five-Year Accounting program is a full-time integrated program that begins during the senior year of your undergraduate studies. Students who complete the program earn a BBA and MBA at the end of their fifth year.
The program prepares students for careers in public accounting as well as higher-level entry points into major banks, corporations, government agencies and other organizations.
Interested students must apply for admission to this program by December of their junior year.
The five-year curriculum is registered with the New York State Department of Education, entitling students who major in accounting to be admitted to the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) examination. In addition, students in the five-year program qualify for admission to the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination.
Students may major or minor in accounting at St. Bonaventure University.
All accounting majors are required to complete a minimum 400-hour, non-credit internship as part of the degree requirements
. Internships must be approved in advance by the School of Business Internship Director. (Please see the Accounting Internship Syllabus
Inquiries about this five-year program should be directed to either department chair Dr. Susan Anders
or Accounting Five-Year Program Director Brian McAllister