Accounting & Finance

The Department of Accounting and Finance offers a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Accounting. The department also offers minors in accounting and in finance. 

The Department of Accounting and Finance teaches the dynamic environment of financial data collection, analysis and reporting in a global economy.  

Our graduates earn positions in professional accounting and finance areas at public, private and nonprofit organizations.  Additionally, many of our students go on to graduate school and/or pursue professional certifications. 

Students' oral and written communication skills as well as research skills are refined while accruing a broad understanding of financial management of profit and not-for-profit organizations.  Our graduates depart with an understanding of accounting guidelines and regulations. 

Our students are encouraged to get involved in extracurricular activities to support their academic goals. We offer memberships in The Virginia State University Chapters of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) and the Financial Management Association (FMA).  Students have hands on experience as well as opportunities to receive financial support through internships and scholarships available for qualified students.