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Accounting Resources

A Pathway to Becoming a CPA

If you are interested in graduating from Stony Brook University and having a successful career as a  Certified Public Accountant (CPA), review the academic requirements.

SBU College of Business Accounting Program

Careers in Accounting

Public Accounting: A business or individual who is not employed solely by one client and provides accounting services for individuals and/or corporations.

Private Accounting: Accountants who are employed by a single company offering accounting services.

Accounting Recruitment Cycles

Fall:  Early August to mid-October each year for full-time and winter internships

Spring: December to February for summer internships and special summer programs

Note:  Interns are sought after starting in their sophomore year.