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BBA in Accounting

McColl School of Business

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Earn a degree that will prepare you to enter this dynamic, evolving profession

An accounting degree from Queens provides you with the foundation to pursue the career path that is right for you in this dynamic and evolving profession. Along with your accounting and analytical skills, you’ll develop liberal arts skills, including analysis, problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication, ethical reasoning and technology.

Because the Queens faculty are well connected within the Charlotte and surrounding business communities, are professionally certified and bring years of real world experience in both public and corporate accounting to the classroom, you will be well prepared for the work environment you will enter upon graduation or to continue your studies towards an advanced degree such as a Masters in Accounting or MBA. 

Your BBA degree provides the necessary requirements to sit for certification exams such as the CPA, CMA, or CIA. Students planning to pursue CPA certification will have the opportunity to consult with the accounting faculty to develop a plan to satisfy the additional requirements for licensure. 

Leadership and Experiential Learning

Our program was built on proven leadership principles: Competence, Character, and Commitment to Community. In the McColl School, you will explore and develop your leadership skills through the Leadership Passport Program, which provides a roadmap for experiential learning outside the classroom.

Get Involved: Business Club

Network with your peers at this DECA-affiliated club. This nonprofit student organization prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs with careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. 

Internships & Career Programs

Charlotte is home is nearly 300 Fortune 500 companies and is the country’s second-largest banking center. But we’ll give you more than proximity to business leaders; we’ll help you build relationships with them. Our faculty are well-connected in the business community, which opens opportunities for internships and job prospects. Our students intern at companies including Bank of America, BB&T, Duke Energy, Electrolux, Ford Motor Company, Goldman Sachs, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Siemens. Explore internships and career programs at Queens.

Student with Hugh McColl

With our proximity to downtown Charlotte and our connections with local leaders, business students get invaluable networking and mentoring opportunities. Here, Caroline Neilson ’18 meets Hugh McColl, former Chairman and CEO of Bank of America and the namesake of the McColl School of Business. 

McColl Scholarship Challenge
ScholarshipsMcColl Scholarship Challenge
Prospective business majors can compete for extra scholarships in this collaborative and fun event.
Study Abroad Programs
Extended ClassroomStudy Abroad
Learn firsthand about the global economy. Choose the studying abroad program right for you, ranging from a short study trip, a semester away, or a year-long program.
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Student Stories Brijesh Patel ‘18
“The accounting program stands out for the relationships that students build with their professors. I have a professor who is connecting me with auditors around the Charlotte area and another who is helping me with an independent study course to prepare me for the CPA exam.”

The McColl School

Charlotte is a great place to be a business student, whether you're an undergrad embarking on a bachelor's degree or a grad student taking your career to the next level. After all, Charlotte's one of the country's leading financial hubs, is home to more than 250 Fortune 500 companies, and is one of the nation's fastest-growing cities. This environment puts countless internship and job opportunities within a few miles of campus. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked our McColl School of Business among the top 1% of small, private business schools. 

Through the McColl School of Business you'll have the opportunity to learn from experienced faculty who are passionate about their field. Each team member has extensive knowledge and background, and will work closely with you as you pursue your degree. Meet your professors.  

Program Contact

If you would like to learn more about being a student in the McColl School of Business at Queens, we hope you will reach out to connect with us.

Stephanie Keene
Director of Undergraduate Enrollment & Student Services
704-337-2232, keenes@queens.edu

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