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Accounting (BS) + Master of Business Administration

Start a thriving career in finance with a program designed to prepare you for the CPA exam and beyond.

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Why an Accounting (BS) + Master of Business Administration degree?

Finance knowledge and administrative skills are a must-have in today’s competitive business environment. This accelerated program prepares students faster to become certified accountants and master’s-level business leaders. Courses concentrate on finance, data analysis, management, marketing, and business policy.

Accounting (BS) + MBA at Cairn

Biblical Integration

Integrate your faith and business principles with courses highlighting the relationships between financial management, biblical stewardship, and people.

Career Preparation

Meet the credit requirement to sit for the CPA exam. Gain real-life experience and a network for jobs post-graduation.


Earn both an BS in Accounting and MBA in just five years, all while qualifying for undergraduate financial aid.

Experienced Faculty

Build meaningful relationships with professors who are personally invested in you and your career goals.

Academic Opportunity

Learn from industry experts in the classroom and through the University’s world-class internship connections.


Join the Honors Program and dive deeper into a personal academic interest. Earn a $2,000 scholarship.

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Required Credits: 156

Curriculum Highlights: 

    • ACC 433 Business Taxation
    • BUS 606 Legal Environment of Business
    • BUS 603 Finance
    • BUS 607 Operations
    • BUS 691 Strategy




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An Affordable Education

While the cost of a Cairn University education is competitive with similar institutions, we realize you may need financial assistance to take this journey.  You are not alone. 97% of our full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance. 

Meet Our Faculty

John Covone

John Covone

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Professor Covone teaches accounting, finance, and business-related classes. As a professor, he believes in fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills within the classroom. Professor Covone believes in the axiom “great learning can start by asking great questions” and he encourages that of his students. Professor Covone had worked for over 30 years in accounting and management within the buildings materials manufacturing, and aerospace & defense industries.

Prior to teaching at Cairn, Professor Covone had 20 plus years teaching both undergraduate and graduate students at various colleges throughout the Philadelphia region.

Yunn Kang

Yunn Kang

Sr. Vice President for Finance; Dean, School of Business

Yunn Kang serves as Cairn University’s Sr. VP for Finance and teaches courses in accounting, finance, tax, auditing, applied statistics, international business, and creativity and innovation.

A former Certified Public Accountant, Yunn Kang came to Cairn after a career serving as finance manager for a retail chain, Director of Finance for a healthcare provider, and several years in public accounting as an auditor and consultant for KPMG LLC, a US audit, tax, and advisory services firm. While at KPMG, he audited clients in healthcare, telecommunications, and biotechnology, in addition to consulting for financial services firms and banks.

He is also ordained as a pastor and has served as a pastor at local Presbyterian churches.

What Our Students Have To Say

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Gabriel Prroj

Cairn has given me a solid foundation in my faith and has prepared me as a professional to enter the business world with a Christ-like attitude. This university has been a place where I've cultivated good relationships with like-minded people, both students and professors."

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