Explore Accounting

MBA in Professional Accounting Career Panel

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Canisius College
Science Hall, Room 1013B

The MBA in Professional Accounting is a career changing program that is designed for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in accounting.  The program attracts students with a variety of undergraduate majors including: economics, math, English, music, history, marketing, finance, psychology, management, and computer science.  Our MBA in Professional Accounting Program meets the New York State 150 hour CPA license education requirement.
Why consider a career in accounting?
  • Starting salaries $40,000 - $70,000 (1)
  • Great career growth potential
  • Growing profession
(1) Per AICPA Start Go Places Website

Career Panel featuring:

Mindy Elniski, assurance senior

Lougen Valenti Bookbinder & Weintraub, LLP

Kevin Stoklosa, senior vice president, director of accounting policy

First Niagara Financial Group

Melisa Neufield, accounting manager

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services

Sean Umlauft, accountant

Lougen Valenti Bookbinder & Weintraub, LLP

Ralph Jeswald, partner

Dopkins & Company, LLP


Canisius College Accounting Programs CPA Exam Results
Canisius College alumni ranked second in overall pass rate in New York State on the 2012 CPA exam cycle, in the category of Medium Programs (institutions with 21 to 60 candidates).  For Medium Programs Canisius participants scored first (1st) in New York State on the auditing portion of the 2012 CPA exam and first on the financial accounting and reporting portion.
Space is limited, so reserve your place today.
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