Accounting, B.A.

Accounting, B.A.

The Bachelor of Arts in Accounting degree combines a traditionally broad liberal arts education with the classes and coursework needed to gain a strong, foundational understanding of the accounting profession.

Program Overview

The Accounting program at Holy Family University prepares students for entry-level positions in corporate, government, or public accounting, emphasizing an overall global business perspective and understanding of business ethics and standards of social responsibility for the profession.


Program Details

Accounting is an excellent career for students with logical thinking skills, organizational skills, and the ability to analyze and present complex financial information. 

Students learn how to analyze and apply financial rules and regulations, generate financial records and communicate these reports with internal and external stakeholders. They may also gain valuable experience in business strategy, risk management, information systems, quantitative analysis and business ethics, and participate in a hands-on internship to apply their knowledge. 

Career Paths

Our Accounting graduates are part of a large network of alumni with a record of success in their field. Career paths to explore include the following:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Controller
  • Cost Accountant
  • External Auditor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Government Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Staff Accountant
  • Tax Manager

Internships Employment

Accounting students can gain real-world experience through Holy Family’s Internship Program. Skills students acquire in internship complement classroom skills and prepare students for the real-world workplace. Some of the companies our students have worked with include:

  • ARS
  • Almo Corporation
  • American Heritage Federal Credit Union
  • Arrows for American Indians
  • Baker Tilley
  • Blue Bell Private Wealth
  • C-Biz
  • CPA Solutions
  • Campaign for Working Families
  • Compudata
  • Defense Logistics Supply Agency
  • Delaware Steel Company
  • Deloitte
  • eAuditRx
  • Ernst & Young
  • Foresight Business Solutions
  • Fox Chase Lock & Key, Inc
  • GAC Shipping USA Inc
  • Gerald Gensiejewski, ATTY, CPA
  • HBK CPA's & Consultants
  • Hoshino Incorporated
  • J Miller and Associates
  • Kreischer Miller
  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • Modern Group, LTD
  • Newtown Athletic Club
  • O'Conner and Company
  • Padgett Business Services
  • Patch Management
  • Phoenix Nexus Corporation
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Rosenberg, Smith, Cooney & Migliore, PC
  • School District of Philadelphia
  • Spike's Trophies
  • St. Clair CPA Solutions
  • TrueUp Business Solutions Ltd
  • Vanguard
  • Westinghouse Lighting

Tuition & Fees

Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Bachelor of Arts
Program Type
  • Major
Program Location
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia

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Academic Highlights


Student-Faculty Ratio


Engaging and accomplished faculty who know you by name.


Internship placement of students who meet prerequisites.

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