Accounting and Finance

In-Person Degree Information

Be the Most Prepared Candidate for the Job


Your Accounting/Finance major provides a clear career path in a field with lots of opportunities for growth. You can live anywhere and work anywhere with an organization that fits your style — large, small, formal, casual.

You’ll learn core accounting and finance concepts and master quantitative tools for making good business decisions. You’ll make connections in the business world right away through classes, internships and projects, and be prepared to get your Master of Business Administration (MBA), or Master of Science in Accounting (MSA), which provided preparation for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.


Franklin Pierce is the only New Hampshire university with business programs accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

The Business PLUS + Program allows qualified high school students to enter a four-year accelerated bachelors and master’s degree program.



A concentration is offered in accounting.


A concentration is offered in finance.

Forensic Accounting

A concentration is offered in forensic accounting.

Business Minds Club

This club is designed to prepare you for the business world by expanding your knowledge and experience in all aspects of business. Enhance your marketing, accounting, management, and entrepreneurial skills through hands-on experiences and workshops.

Small Business Advisory Group

Help develop business and marketing plans, market research, and market communication initiatives for local businesses and organizations.

Sigma Beta Delta

You have the opportunity to join Franklin Pierce's chapter of the National Business Honor Society if you meet national requirements for induction.

Monadnock Incubator

 Monadnock Incubator.

  • This video highlights the career development of Rachel Denault, a recent Franklin Pierce graduate, through internships at Morgan Stanley and mentoring from alum Jonathan Slavin of the class of 1992.

    Rachel Denault '16 

    Sales Assistant, Cornerstone Macro LLC

  • Eric Ellis '06

    "The finance degree I received from Franklin Pierce laid the foundation for my transition into my career as a financial advisor. The beautiful setting, small class size, and close-knit community that Franklin Pierce provided was a great experience!”

    Eric Ellis '06

    Vice President, Ameriprise Financial Services

Sample Career Opportunities
Franklin Pierce graduates have gone on to enjoy careers and internships with such companies as:
  • BNY Mellon
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Fidelity Investments
  • John Hancock Financial Services

faculty SBAFaculty

Our dedicated faculty are at the heart of providing academic instruction and a Pierce education. Learn more about our knowledgeable faculty and their areas of study.

Business Faculty Bios

Want to Know More?

Download the Accounting and Finance Program SheetDownload an Accounting and Finance program sheet to view on-screen or print, or view the College at Rindge Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

Undergraduate Admissions(800) 437-0048

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