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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Choose a Career That Adds Up for You

You’ve always dotted the i’s and crossed your t’s, double checking making sure everything everything balances in your book. Now, you can take your enthusiasm for accounting to a higher level at Fontbonne. Here, a supportive faculty with real-world experience will expand your horizons while keeping your career goals in sight.

Fontbonne’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree offers a strong foundation in both accounting and business, including courses in financial accounting and reporting, auditing and attestation, tax regulation, and business environment — all geared to help you prepare for the CPA examination. And a Fontbonne education promotes ethical and professional behavior, both in and out of the classroom, as part of our mission to educate students to think critically, to act ethically, and to assume responsibility as citizens and leaders … in business and in life.

Fontbonne University is proud to maintain this program’s accreditation by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information on accreditation, click here.

Program Highlights

You will be prepared to enter the profession or continue your path to sitting for the CPA exam with a thorough understanding of the latest laws, accounting standards and technologies, as well as valuable internships at local, national and international businesses in the public and private sector.

  • Focus on responsibility, ethics and critical thinking
  • Experienced professionals as faculty mentors
  • Application of knowledge through internships and practicums
  • Comprehensive preparation for the CPA exam
  • Preparation for graduate school
  • Focus on current technological applications in accounting and business
  • Available minors include Business Administration, Marketing, Social Entrepreneurship and Sports Management

In-Field Learning Experiences

  • Our interns gain income tax preparation and audit experience all across the St. Louis metro area at small and regional accounting firms such as Mueller Prost PC, Kiefer Bonfanti & Co LLP, Eckelkamp and Associates CPAs PC, and RubinBrown LLP.
  • Students can join Fontbonne’s Enactus chapter, an international nonprofit focused on entrepreneurship and action, to use individual skills, gain real-world experience and make a difference in the community. 

Graduate Successes

  • Recent graduates of our accounting programs have accepted positions at national “Big 4” and large regional accounting firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Deloitte LLP, Kiefer Bonfanti & Co LLP, and RubinBrown LLP.
  • They have also filled corporate accounting positions at multi-national corporations like Anheuser-Busch, Centene Corporation, and Enterprise Holdings.


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