School of Management
Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits
The accounting department offers an extensive program for those interested in the fields of general accounting, auditing, managerial accounting, taxation and government accounting. The objectives of the program are to provide a strong business background through an understanding of accounting and to train students for employment in accounting work.
The UAF accounting program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Of the 529 AACSB-accredited programs in the U.S., only 176 have dual accreditation in business and accounting. The UAF accounting program is the only accounting program in Alaska with the AACSB accreditation.
The accounting program prepares students for certification as Certified Public Accountants, Certified Management Accountants, Certified Financial Managers, Certified Internal Auditors and Certified Fraud Examiners. The UAF accounting program places nearly 100 percent of its graduates.