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.
In the midst of the 2008 financial crisis and recession, Gerardo Gato wanted to stand out from competitors and boost his exposure in South Florida’s growing international real estate marketplace. The Hollo School of Real Estate and its Master of Science in International Real Estate (MSIRE) provided Gato with expertise in accounting and financial management […]
When it comes to business, New York City is where the world meets. Global headquarters, stock exchanges, big banks and countless opportunities draw some of the world’s finest financial minds. In the past few years, the College of Business’ Career Management Services began to introduce small groups of students to New York through company visits […]
Trillions of dollars may be missing from U.S. government coffers due to widespread corporate tax evasion and criminal money laundering strategies, according to Florida International University College of Business professor John Zdanowicz. The Department of Finance professor conducted an analysis of 12 years’ worth of U.S. Customs data and found that abnormally priced goods imported […]
They overcame challenges, started business, and helped build communities. Some combined jobs and classes with raising a family and community service. And as they graduate from the College of Business, they look to a bright future. These six students were named Worlds Ahead graduates for Summer 2016. Each was recognized by FIU President Mark B. […]
Women executives — all Florida International University MBA alumni — shared their insights and experience at a panel discussion July 7, which took place at FIU Downtown on Brickell. “The discussion touched on community and empowerment, and the awareness of where that can take ambitious people,” said Ashley Capó, recruitment manager, professional and executive MBA programs […]
The quest for new opportunities and success at the top levels of the real estate industry drove Ryan McDowell to FIU’s Hollo School of Real Estate and its Master of Science in International Real Estate (MSIRE) program. The program’s finance focus gave McDowell the tools to break new ground. Today, he is vice president and […]
At first glance, spending seven hours locked in a hotel room doesn’t seem like much of an honor. But that’s what it was for four undergraduate Florida International University College of Business students, all members of the Phoenician Investment Fund (PIF). The quartet was chosen as one of 24 university teams to participate in the […]
Depending upon whom you speak with in the business community, “brain drain” is either a serious problem in South Florida or a fiction that people bandy about. In any given month, corporate executives with whom I interact will proclaim: “FIU is turning out some great MBA students. We intend to hire a lot more from […]
School of Accounting Jimmy Carmenate, clinical instructor, has been named Outstanding Faculty Advisor of the Year by the national office of Beta Alpha Psi, the honor society for accounting, finance and information sciences students. Carmenate serves as faculty advisor to the FIU student chapter, which recently achieved Gold Chapter status for two consecutive years. Department […]
This fall, accounting students at Florida International University will have an advantage available at only three other U.S. universities: Upon graduation, they will automatically be deemed to have fulfilled eight sections of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exam, a designation similar to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. “It gives our students a huge […]