At Mercyhurst North East, our mission is to help students on their path to success and to their desired career. Whether your goal is to become a CPA for a large firm or simply help people complete their taxes each spring, an Accounting concentration may be the perfect choice for you. The Accounting concentration offers a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the challenging field of accounting, while still educating on the basics of economics, management and marketing. The business division also recognizes the importance of basic communication and mathematics, and coursework in the program focuses on the development of these skills.
Grads have pursued careers in accounting data entry, payroll processing, office management accounts and as receivable/payable clerks and purchasing agents.
This concentration within the associate degree program offers a smooth 2+2 track for those wishing to continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree at Mercyhurst’s main campus.
We’ll help you locate an internship related to your desired field to supplement your education with real-world experience in a professional setting.
Grads wishing to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Mercyhurst University’s main campus can apply for our Internal Transfer Scholarship, which grants up to $18,000 based on GPA.
The Accounting concentration allows graduates to immediately seek career opportunities or follow up their associate degree with a bachelor’s degree.