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Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street New Haven, CT 06515
www.southernct.edu/academics/schools/business/programs/accounting/
Accounting Department Overview
Department Chair:
Dr. Janet Phillips
Department Telephone:
(203) 392-5435
Full-Time Faculty: 9
Adjunct Faculty:
5
Avg. Undergraduate Class Size: 30
Avg. Graduate Size: 15
Accreditations:
NEASC
Other Campus Locations:
N/A
Does the program meet Connecticut's
educational requirement to sit for the CPA Exam?
Yes
Internship/Career Placement Assistance Provided?
Yes
Accounting Programs Offered:
Program
Instruction
Contact
BS-Accounting
Live & Hybrid/
Full-time & Part-time
Dr. Janet Phillips
phillipsj1@southernct.edu
MBA-Accounting
Live & Hybrid/
Full-time & Part-time
Dr. James Thorson
thorsonj1@southernct.edu
Acct. Certificate
Live & Hybrid/
Full-time & Part-time
Dr. Janet Phillips
phillipsj1@southernct.edu
Graduate Admissions:
Minimum GMAT* score required?
No
Minimum GPA** required?
Yes, 3.0
Essay required?
No
*GMAT requirement waived with undergraduate GPA of 3.0
**200*undergraduate GPA+GMAT should be at least 1,000
Students not meeting above may be accepted on the condition of earning a 3.0 in the
first four courses.
Why Should an Accounting Student Consider your Program?
SCSU offers a comprehensive accounting program taught in a small classroom
setting by highly qualified faculty with doctoral degrees and real life accounting
experience performing research published in scholarly journals. Classes are
available in both the day and evening. The program offers unique accounting
courses including Fraud and Forensic Accounting, Not-for-profit and
Governmental Accounting and International Accounting.