The School of Accounting in the College of Business at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, is committed to excellence, integrity, teamwork, and lifelong learning.
Our programs are among the most innovative in the country. On the graduate front, we offer a Master of Accounting and an Executive Master of Science in Taxation. For undergraduates, we have a Bachelor of Accounting degree program with opportunities for students to intern with and learn from top international and area accounting firm professionals. Their academic relevance and currency is ensured by our School's Advisory Board members, who understand employer’s needs, contribute to our curricular development, and partner with us in recruiting our graduates.
Our faculty are top-notch researchers and professors, with expertise in a host of accounting disciplines and across both private and public sectors.
Our accounting students also have many opportunities to become involved in the life of the business school through our student organizations ALPFA and Beta Alpha Psi, including the FIU Accounting Association.
The college offers a variety of scholarships to help students fund their education and prepare for the next evolution in their careers.
Three College of Business alumnae are among Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Latinas of 2017. They join three other FIU graduates and members of the FIU community on the ranking, which highlights Latinas’ growing presence in corporate America. The list, compiled by The Association of Latino Professionals for America, includes female executives running Fortune 500 companies or […]
You almost couldn’t stand still, even if you wanted to. Because Zumba creator himself, Beto Perez, was on the FIU campus, leading a class in an epic workout. The club version of Donna Summer disco hit “Hot Stuff” flowed through the speakers at Florida International University’s Wellness and Recreation Center on the Modesto A. Maidique […]
Man Ko, a College of Business student who expects to graduate in December with a double major in Accounting and MIS, is looking for a good job with growth potential. When he made plans to attend the Ahead of the Game Accounting and Business Expo, the career fair for Florida International University’s Accounting, Finance and […]
In the corporate world, it’s clear: the MBA pays off, in higher average salaries and stronger career potential. Yet the MBA can also be an asset for entrepreneurship. Some of the most notable entrepreneurs in the world – from Michael Bloomberg and Elon Musk to Phil Knight and Scott McNealy – also earned an MBA […]
Two high-profile College of Business graduates returned to FIU, sharing the importance of passion, determination and emotional intelligence–must-haves to stay ahead of the curve in the business world–with sales and marketing students. Michael Kappitt (BAAC ’92), president of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, and Eric Maldonado (BBA ’86), managing director of sales at information and analysis firm […]
Joanne Li has been appointed dean of FIU’s College of Business. She comes to FIU with a distinguished record in academia, most recently serving as dean and professor of finance at the Raj Soin School of Business at Wright State University, a position she has held since 2012. Li will take the reins of the […]
Florida International University (FIU) real estate students are often so caught up with classes and jobs that pondering the many career options within their industry often ends up on the back burner. But that changed at an event last fall, when professionals from nearly every nook and cranny of the real estate sector braved a […]
School of Accounting Clinical Associate Professor Kenneth R. Henry has been named chair of the newly formed Global Education Forum of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. The Education Global Forum will be added to the group’s Global Forums line-up starting February 2017, with participants debating and addressing key issues in global accounting education. Department […]
By Jerry Haar and John Price After three years of economic decline that depleted Latin America’s GDP of $1.7 trillion, depleting the region appears poised for a rebound in 2017. Economic hardship and a surge of civic consciousness have convinced millions of South American voters to reject populism and the record levels of corruption realized […]
Mariana Diez and her husband have opened Juicense, a juice bar that serves cold-pressed juices, organic smoothies and health food in Miami’s Coconut Grove, an ideal location for health-conscious consumers. Inside the white, well-lit juice bar hang three dreamcatchers, and her business logo also portrays a dreamcatcher. Indeed, Diez’s business dream has come true. “I […]