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.

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