Accounting

At La Roche University you'll gain the skills and analytical techniques that you need to succeed as an accounting professional.

The accounting major explores current principles and practices. The program also prepares you to meet the educational requirements for two certifications: Pennsylvania Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.

Expert Faculty

Faculty includes industry experts who hold advanced degrees and have experience in both public accounting and private industry. Instructors come from various backgrounds, including those who specialize in specific areas such as tax and government auditing.

Academic Organizations

Through the Student Accounting Association, you’ll receive the resources and leadership skills that you need to succeed in the world of business. The club is open to all students with an interest in accounting or accounting majors.

What Can You Do With Your Degree?

This major is designed to prepare you for careers in:

  • Auditing
  • Tax accounting
  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting 

The program also positions you for graduate study in accounting, business or public administration.

Scholarships

In addition to our merit-based scholarships, we offer annual and endowed scholarships, thanks to our generous donors.

Manley Scholarship

This award is for a full-time or part-time junior or senior pursuing a degree in accounting at La Roche.

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Preference is given to students with financial need; however, financial need is not a prerequisite for receiving the award. 
  • Essay and two letters of recommendation are required. Renewable award.
Sister Mary Joan Coultas and Sister Mary Thomas Kadyszewski Endowed Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time or part-time undergraduates or graduate students majoring in math, business administration or accounting at La Roche.

  • Preference is given to students who have the greatest need for financial assistance and the greatest potential to succeed. 
  • Applicants must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and remain in good academic standing during the award term.
  • Essay and two letters of recommendation are required. Renewable award. 
Stanley Michalek Memorial Endowed Scholarship

This annual award is made to a full-time undergraduate student with 90 or more credits majoring in management. Preference is given to an accounting major.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA. 
  • Essay and two letters of recommendation are required. 
  • Non-renewable award. 

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