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Accounting (BS)

Start a thriving career in finance with a program designed to prepare you for the financial end of the business world.

Business Program

Why an Accounting (BS) degree?

Effective financial management is a must-have in today’s competitive business environment. This program takes students who enjoy working with numbers and solving puzzles and develops them into competent finance workers. Courses concentrate on finance, data analysis, managerial accounting, and business policy.

Accounting (BS) at Cairn

Biblical Integration

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

Career Preparation

Gain real-life experience and a network for jobs post-graduation.

Personalized Education

Meet the credit requirement to sit for the CPA exam by double majoring in Bible or completing the Accounting + MBA dual-level program.

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.

Honors Program

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

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There are over 70 unique programs at Cairn to choose from! Not sure if this is the best program for you? Here are some more details to help you decide.

Required Credits: 120

Curriculum Highlights: 

    • ACC 303 Business Law
    • ACC 422 Auditing
    • ACC 432 Tax
    • ACC 443 Accountng Info Systems (AIS)
    • ACC 312 Organizational Finance
    • ACC 433 Business Taxation




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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.

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Joseph Miller

Professor, School of Business

Joe Miller is a licensed attorney and seasoned entrepreneur. Prior to coming to Cairn, his law practice served businesses, non-profits, municipalities, and the general public. Additionally, he’s worn hats as a town supervisor, board director, and certified attorney for children. He’s enthusiastic about helping entrepreneurs turn their ideas into opportunities. Together with his wife Stephanie he has 4 future Highlanders currently aged 12 and under.

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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