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What You Learn

Study accounting principles to launch your career in the public, private or nonprofit sectors.

  • Develop keen financial and ethical judgment
  • Master the latest business technology and software
  • Hone analytical and communication skills

You can add business expertise and depth to any Kean degree, with Kean's minor in accounting. You can also pursue your degree at Kean Ocean in Toms River.


Bilal Al Dah, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Samuel Bornstein, Assistant Professor
James Capone, JD, Professor
Thomas Metz, Lecturer
Jianing (Jade) Fang, DPS

When I came to visit, Kean felt like home. I really felt a connection to the campus. The people make the experience. The teachers focus on building personal relationships with their students, helping and guiding them along the way.

Aaron Reed
Senior Analyst - SEC Reporting at Chubb
Aaron Reed, Kean accounting student


Forbes Best of 2024

Kean's graduates have well-paid accounting, auditing, tax and consulting careers at all levels of business, including at major corporations such as Goldman Sachs, Wakefern and Moody's. Possible careers include: 

  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Comptroller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Consultant

10% Job Growth

In accounting and auditing by 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics


More undergraduate students study accounting/finance than any other majors

Cougars Climb Higher

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to live on campus, study abroad and pursue internships that will advance your career.

Residence Life

Live on campus and experience all that Kean has to offer socially and culturally. Kean’s residence halls are comfortable, secure and attractive, featuring modern amenities and easy access to classrooms and facilities.

The Quad - Upperclassmen Residence Halls
Residence Life

Study Abroad

Kean offers study abroad opportunities in many countries. Study at Wenzhou-Kean University in China for the cost of a semester at Kean USA.

Kean students in a gorgeous outdoor setting in Northern Ireland 2023
Study Abroad

Internships and Jobs

At Kean, we believe in helping all of our students find internships and jobs that support their career goals. Career services staff provide professional services and offer job fairs and networking events year-round.

Kean students gain real-world experience through internships. (Medical Technology)
Internships and Jobs


Kean's Accounting program is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB), a global nonprofit association, connecting educators, students, and business to create the next generation of great leaders.


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