Earn a BBA in Public Accounting and an MS in Financial Management at Lubin for a
streamlined path to success:
The demand for skilled, sharp, bright CPAs will see significant growth through the
year 2018 according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The combined BBA Accounting/MS
Financial Management program will deliver to you exceptional preparation and a strong
foundation for how businesses work and streamline your path to the C-suite.
- Combination of expertise that is highly marketable in any economy
- Both degrees in five years
- Launch as a CPA
- Rise to the C-Suite
Expected accounting job growth by 2020 (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor
Since 1906, Pace University has built a reputation as a globally recognized,
nationally respected institution with premier programs in accounting. In fact, you can
trace our beginnings to a school that educated accountants throughout New York City.
Our combined degree program offers you the opportunity to study alongside other
students from around the world and prepare to quickly ascend the ladder of success.
Through Lubin you'll gain:
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the combined BBA Accounting/MS in Financial Management.
- Exceptional preparation for gaining licensure as a CPA
- A BBA experience that delivers a solid foundation in the core principles of
- An MS experience that provides the necessary knowledge and skills for
financial analysts and managers
- An elite reputation
Lubin puts you at the center of the world's business life, through a network of
alumni and corporate partners that reaches into major financial institutions, media
companies, and growing businesses in every industry. Lubin has over 1,300 alumni at
Big Four accounting firms; 190 plus are partner level and higher. Through our LinkedIn mentoring
program, you will connect with prominent Lubin alumni in your field. We get you
out of the classroom and into internships and career-opening events. We also get you
out and involved in this lively metropolitan area. This program is offered on the
New York City campus only.
full advantage of your dedicated team of advisers while
you're here. They can guide you through the program and into your career, opening
doors and making connections for you.
University is #1. According to
U.S.News & World Report's Short List, Pace is one of the top five schools in the
U.S. for internship placement. That makes Pace the No. 1 school for internships in metro New York.
Gain valuable experience in one or more internshipswith internationally respected companies. Students
studying to receive a degree in Accounting and Finance have interned at:
students from 81 countries. Build your global network and take it with you when you graduate!
- Deloitte & Touche LLP
- Deutsche Bank
- Ernst & Young
- Goldman Sachs
- Grant Thornton
- Morgan Stanley
The application process can feel stressful—lots of forms to fill out, deadlines,
tours, interviews—but know that we are right here with you every step of the
way. Visit the "How to Apply" page for easy guidelines for submitting your application.
In addition to the application, official high school transcripts, and college transcripts
(for transfer students), a personal statement/essay, and two letters of
recommendation in sealed envelopes are required for admission. SAT I, ACT, and/or
TOEFL scores should be sent directly to the Admissions
For admission information, please contact:
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Pace ranks in the top
of U.S. schools that give the best return on your college investment (Source:
With your BBA in Accounting and MS in Financial Management, you'll be prepared for a
lifetime of success in any number of professional settingsfrom one of the Big
Four accounting firms, to Wall Street, to main street, and virtually everywhere in
between. You will have the accounting coursework required to become a CPA and an in-
depth understanding of finance to become a financial manager and, potentially, chief
financial officer of a global corporation or financial institution. You'll have the
intellectual foundation, the real-world savvy, and the professional connections that
will get you to where you want to go. Here's what to expect:
- Job growth of 16%: Accounting is the fastest growing of all business
disciplines, with a projected job growth of 16% by 2020 (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor
- Earning power: Pace has been ranked by Forbes.com as one of the top 20
"colleges that will make
- Make your career move with one of the over 300 employers who recruit
Pace graduates every year
- Exciting opportunities at respected companies and organizations.
Companies that have hired graduates from the Accounting and Financial Management
combined degree program include:
- Deloitte & Touche LLP
- Ernst & Young
- Grant Thornton
- JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- RSM McGladrey
- The Internal Revenue Service
In the center of New York City's business life, Lubin introduces you to successful
business leaders and thriving multinational corporations. Connect directly with the
world-class individuals who serve as an Executive- or Entrepreneur-
in-Residence at Pace. We nurture relationships with many of the world's leading
executives, to broaden and deepen your learning experiencefar beyond what you
can expect at any other business school:
Off campus, we get you through the door and behind the scenes for unique opportunities, thanks to our rich and
well-developed network of alumni and corporate partners. Common locales include:
- Meet top executives when they
visit your classes and lecture on campus.
- Big Four: Visit the headquarters of the Big Four accounting firms
Fortune 100 company headquarters in metropolitan New York City
- The Fed: Research at the Federal Reserve Bank - almost 100 Lubin
alumni are employed here
- NYSE: The rush of the trading floor
"The BBA Public Accounting/MS Finance program is ideal for students who want to have a
competitive edge in the workplace. In just five years, the curriculum prepares
students to take the CPA, while also obtaining in-depth knowledge in Finance.
Accounting and Finance are interrelated fields, so having the opportunity to explore
both will make you a well-rounded professional. Having this educational background
expands your future job opportunities, because you will be marketable in two solid
business fields. This program is one of a kind in New York City, and I strongly
believe it will prepare me for a successful, interesting career."
- Kristhy Jimenez '14