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Department ofAccounting

Accounting: Gateway to Business Analysis

The SCU accounting program is an eminent leader of accounting education and research in California’s Silicon Valley. Our undergraduate program is ranked #2 in the nation by Poets & Quants (based on median earnings of recent graduates); #8 by LinkedIn (based on the success of our graduates), #18 by Accounting-Degree.org (based on student outcomes statistics), #21 by Niche.com (based on key statistics and student reviews), and #44 by U.S. News and World Report (based on a national survey of college officials). We are the sole AACSB-accredited accounting program in Northern California.

About Our Program

Accounting at SCU - Open House

We emphasize small class sizes, faculty mentorship, and significant opportunities for interactions with alums and professionals in all stages of your academic career.

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About our Post-Graduate Certification Programs

Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency

CAAP is designed to help individuals without an accounting background gain all of the skills they need to shift into an accounting career. The program consists of eight undergraduate-level courses that can be taken in our condensed 14-week summer program format or 10-month weekend program. Our professional development workshops and networking events will help you get an accounting job faster.

Learn More About CAAP

If you have any questions regarding accounting department programs and events, please contact the following individuals:

Accounting Association Inquiries

SCU Accounting Association Senior Officers
Email: SCU.Accounting@gmail.com

Undergraduate Accounting Program Admission Inquiries

Jo-Anne Shibles
Email: jshibles@scu.edu

CAAP Program Admission Inquiries

Executive Development Center
Email:  CAAP@scu.edu

CAAP Program Curriculum Inquiries

Dr. Susan Parker
Email: sparker@scu.edu

Center for Accounting Research and Education

(CARE mcalegari@scu.edu)Dr Michael Calegari
Email: mcalegari@scu.edu

Scholarship Inquiries

CARE senior admin assistant
Email: actg-care@scu.edu

Accounting Seminar Series Inquiries

Dr Yongtae Kim
Email: y1kim@scu.edu

CPA Exam Inquiries

Dr. Susan Parker
Email: sparker@scu.edu

KPMG Accounting Research Fellow

Dr.Susan Parker
Email: sparker@scu.edu

All Other Inquiries

Accounting Administrative Assistant
Email: accountingdept@scu.edu 

Accounting Faculty

Accounting Professor Haidan Li Head Shot

DEPARTMENT CHAIR, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ACCOUNTING

Haidan Li

Accounting Professor Michael Calegari Head Shot

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ACCOUNTING

Michael Calegari

Professor of Accounting Yongtae Kim Head Shot

PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Yongtae Kim

Accounting Professor Susan Parker Head Shot

PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Susan Parker

Beyond the Classroom

Get involved outside of the classrom!

The Accounting Department offers students opportunities to interact with business professionals as well as merit-based awards and scholarships for their academic achievements. Check out our Beyond the classroom page.

Current students in the Leavey School of Business created this Q&A video to share their experiences and to get the Class of 2024 excited about a possible future at Santa Clara University!

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Accounting Program News and Events

 

 

Accounting Association Participates in the Faculty Hiring Process

For the first time, the SCU Accounting Department invited student leaders of SCUAA to participate in the interview process for a tenure-track assistant professor.

Building a Career with an Accounting/A&IS Background Panel Discussion

More than 130 students attended the Accounting Department’s fourth annual fall Corporate Accounting Careers Panel Discussion on October 27, 2020 via Zoom.

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