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What is Accounting?

From technology to entertainment and travel to government, accountants are necessary for organizations to operate. At Saunders College of Business, we know that an accounting career can take our students anywhere. Our accounting degree focuses on the critical technical and professional skills needed to be successful across industries and around the world. Saunders teaches the cutting-edge accounting technologies and information systems, as only RIT can deliver, to help you stand out.








Accounting Co-op Spotlights

Accounting program graduates have more than just a deep rooted understanding of the numbers side of accounting. They are also involved in the implementation of new accounting technologies and taking on leadership positions within the field. Meet our co-op and accounting alumni.

  • Arash Memar, Intuit
  • Hassan Ali, RIT Internal Audit Department
  • Devren Purdie, Wegmans Food Markets Inc.
  • Megan Cornelius, EFPR Group
  • Priscilla Coats, The Bonadio Group
  • Jasmine Ulger, Davie Kaplan, CPA, P.C.
  • Heather Hedges , EFPR Group LLP
  • Paphawarintr (Mind) Tienpasertkij, EY
  • Christian Short, KPMG
  • Benjamin Frenett, Principal Global Investors