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University of Connecticut
2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041A Storrs, CT 06269
www.business.uconn.edu/accounting
Accounting Department Overview
Department Chair:
George Plesko, Ph.D.
Department Telephone:
(860) 486-3018
Full-Time Faculty: 23
Adjunct Faculty:
14
Avg. Undergraduate Class Size: 40
Avg. Graduate Size: 27
Accreditations:
Undergrad, MS, and PhD
Other Campus Locations:
Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury and Avery
Point
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/
Full-time & Part-time
Leanne Adams
ladams@business.uconn.edu
MS-Accounting
Online/
Full-time & Part-time
Erika Durning
edurning@business.uconn.edu
PhD-Accounting Live/Full-time
John Phillips
jphillips@business.uconn.edu
Acct. Certificate
Online/
Part-time
Erika Durning
edurning@business.uconn.edu
Graduate Admissions:
Minimum GMAT score required?
Yes, 500
Minimum GPA required?
Yes, 3.0
Essay required?
Yes
Why Should an Accounting Student Consider your Program?
UConn's Accounting Department is one of the top programs in the country and
our programs are all individually accredited by AACSB International. In the most
recent accreditation report, the AACSB stated: "...The Department of Accounting is
to be commended on its stable, dedicated, and student-oriented faculty and their
instructional and scholarly accomplishments; outstanding curriculum coordination
and cooperative learning activities; supportive advisory boards; and current
program's professional orientation."
UConn's online Master of Science in Accounting Program is ranked 2nd for online
graduate business programs in 2016 by US News & World Report and provides
candidates with the skill set critical to a successful professional career in public
and private accounting. The educational experience UConn offers allows qualified
students to meet the 150-hour educational requirements for CPA licensure in
most states.