The Accounting & Information Systems Department at VSB is nationally recognized for its rigorous accounting programs, which top recruiters routinely claim to produce some of the most highly desirable job candidates available. Over the past five years, nearly 100 percent of graduating seniors in the accounting program had secured jobs before their graduation date.
VSB faculty members publish in journals including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Organizations and Societies Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Accounting Horizons, Journal of The American Taxation Association, and Behavioral Research in Accounting.
Accounting & Information Systems faculty—through their research and teaching—are committed to keeping VSB curricula agile, innovative, and relevant. Instead of following a traditional textbook approach, VSB's accounting programs are designed to prepare students for careers with accounting firms, consulting firms, corporations (public and private), financial firms, governmental organizations, and other professional groups. The innovative courses offered in Accounting & Information Systems at VSB help to provide a solid foundation for almost any business career and experience that is highly valued in the marketplace.
Accounting & Information Systems at VSB supports several degree programs. Undergraduate students may pursue a BBA degree with a major or minor in accounting, or a major or minor in management information systems. At the graduate level, the department supports the Master of Accounting (MAC) program. A specialization in management information systems is also offered to students enrolled in the Villanova MBA program.
Michael F. Peters
Chair, Accounting and Information Systems
LinkedIn “studied a hundred-million worker database to determine which schools seem to be launching more graduates into the top companies in various professional field. Accounting was Villanova and Notre Dame”
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IFRS vs U.S. GAAP
Professor of Accounting & Information Systems, Dr. Lucy Chen examines the current issues between IFRS vs U.S. GAAP. Click here to read more.