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The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management degree program is designed to align your skills with the evolving professions in the field of accounting and finance. Our AACSB–accredited curriculum integrates finance, accounting, technology, globalization, sustainability, and the impact of new forms of regulation with an experiential learning experience in the financial and accounting industries. You will understand the language of financial markets and will discuss best practices of financial and nonfinancial transparency and disclosure. 
Competitive businesses are constantly looking for new talent able to enhance and control their performance. The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management degree program will develop your understanding of how to prepare and interpret financial statements, create and manage budgets, measure and disclosure important metrics and information, leverage assets, and maximize investments. With learning opportunities ranging from integrated reporting and analysis to international finance and investments, this bachelor’s degree program in finance and accounting management will develop your analytical capabilities—equipping you to pursue a career in the field of finance or accounting.

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Accreditation Description

The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).


General Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management General Requirements

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

54 semester hours required 

ENG 1105 - College Writing 1 
ENG 1106 - Lab for ENG 1105 
ENG 1107 - College Writing 2 
ENG 1108 - Lab for ENG 1107 
ENG 3107 - Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences 
ENG 3108 - Lab for ENG 3107 
Introductory Course Work 
MGT 1100 - Introduction to Business 
MGT 2310 - Organizational Behavior 


MTH 1100 - College Algebra 
MTH 2300 - Business Statistics 

Economics and Marketing 

ECN 1100 - Principles of Microeconomics 
ECN 1200 - Principles of Macroeconomics 
MKT 2100 - Principles of Marketing 

Ethics and Law 

MGT 2330 - Business Law 
PHL 2100 - Business Ethics 

Accounting and Finance

ACC 2100 - Financial Accounting 
ACC 2200 - Managerial Accounting 
FIN 2105 - Introduction to Corporate Finance 

Information Management and Technology

Choose one of the following: 

ITC 1000 - Computer Applications 
ITC 2016 - End-User Data Analysis Tools 

Choose one of the following: 

MGT 2210 - Information within the Enterprise 
ITC 2430 - E-Commerce Systems 

Major Courses

31 semester hours required

Accounting and Analysis

ACC 2300 - Cost Accounting 
ACC 3201 - Financial Reporting and Analysis 1 
ACC 3202 - Financial Reporting and Analysis 2 
ACC 3330 - Principles of Auditing 
ACC 3410 - Principles of Taxation 
ACC 4320 - Financial Statement Analysis 


FIN 3310 - Financial Institutions and Markets 
FIN 3330 - Risk Management and Insurance 
FIN 3340 - Investments 
MGT 4850 - Business Strategy 
4.00 - 4.00 

Elective Courses/Optional Concentration

Complete one of the following options to reach 120 semester hours.

Major Electives

Complete 9 semester hours from the following and an additional 26 general elective semester hours to reach 120 semester hours. 

Complete 9 semester hours from the following: ACC, FIN (4000 level)


Entrepreneurship Concentration

Recommended General Elective Courses

Given industry trends, students are encouraged to consider the following general elective courses as they fulfill their elective requirements.

ALY 2010 - Probability Theory and Introductory Statistics 
ALY 2100 - Introduction to Programming for Data Analytics 
ITC 1100 - Human-Computer Interaction 
ITC 2000 - Principles of Systems Analysis and Design 
ITC 2016 - End-User Data Analysis Tools 


Entrepreneurship Concentration

Note: Please consult with your advisor.

Complete the 15 semester hours listed below and an additional 20 general elective semester hours to reach 120 semester hours. Courses from the major may not double count in the concentration.

Required Courses

Complete the following four courses:

FIN 3100 - Finance for New Ventures 
MGT 2550 - Sustainable Entrepreneurship 
MGT 4995 - Experiential Management Practicum 
MKT 2700 - Product Design and Development 

Elective Courses

Complete one of the following elective courses:

LDR 3200 - Leading and Managing Change 
MGT 4230 - New Venture Creation 
MKT 3010 - Digital Marketing 

Experiential Learning

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace. This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.


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Career Outcomes

Increasing globalization and economic growth are expected to drive demand for accountants and financial professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job prospects for accountants and auditors are outstanding, with faster-than-average growth expected over the next ten years. While job opportunities are expected to be favorable overall, individuals with professional certifications, especially certified public accountants (CPAs), certified management accountants (CMAs), or certified financial analysts (CFAs), are likely to enjoy the best opportunities in the finance and accounting field.

Impressive Numbers

  • A degree in accounting is ranked #1, in terms of in-demand degrees, according to Forbes, 2016.
  • 632,400 new business and financial jobs will be added by 2024 according to BLS, 2015. This is much faster job growth than other occupations.

What can you do with your degree?

The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management program is designed for students who desire to work in accounting- and finance-related positions. Careers to consider include:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial specialist
  • Accounting clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Real estate appraiser or assessor
  • Budget analyst
  • Cost estimator
  • Claims adjustor/examiner
  • Financial analyst
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Loan officer
  • Management analyst
  • Financial advisor
  • Tax examiner
  • Revenue agent

Industry-Aligned Faculty

Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.


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Financial Info

The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students. The below cost per credit is for non-lab courses. You can find the cost per credit of lab courses by visiting our Tuition and Fees page.

  • $541 Cost Per Credit
  • $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
  • 45% % Receiving Aid