Accounting | Undergraduate

The Accounting Program, which offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree is accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International.

Howard’s Accounting Program is the first to be accredited in Washington, D.C. and the metropolitan area and one of approximately 150 accredited accounting programs in the United States. The accreditation for the School of Business is highly regarded by both employers and potential students.

The unique additional accreditation for the department of accounting is also highly regarded and has resulted in Howard University being one of the few HBCUs, which are on the national recruiting list for many of the major accounting firms and Fortune 500 organizations.


Program Details

  • Degree Classification: Undergraduate
  • Related Degrees: B.B.A.
  • Program Type: Major
  • Program Frequency: Full-Time
  • Format: In Person

Degree Requirements

Here are some of our featured courses:

  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Advanced Accounting 
  • Auditing I
  • Cost Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Tax Principles and Procedures 

Center for Accounting Education

CAE is a nationwide organization based at Howard University that addresses unique challenges young African Americans face when entering the accounting profession by offering programs and resources that prepare them to succeed. CAE addresses the corporate diversity challenge by attracting more African Americans to the profession and improving their retention and upward mobility through outreach, leadership skills training, thought leadership papers, scholarships to accounting students, and support of faculty development. Well-designed programs serve accounting professionals at all levels: students considering an accounting career, accountants starting their career, and those preparing for the CPA exam, middle managers, and potential senior leaders.