Accounting & Information Systems

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Martire Business & Communications Center
5401 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Interim Department Chair

Kwamie Dunbar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

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Use Your Financial Skills to Guide the Future of Business 

Master financial concepts, principles, theories and systems. Learn to provide smart, accurate information that will shape the future of business, government, education and law.

Earn your degree in Accounting

Students can pursue study of Accounting through a variety of programs:



Sacred Heart’s programs will prepare you to take the AICPA Examination or start a career immediately upon graduation.

Choose the career path that fits your skills and interests.

Students who earn a degree or certificate in Accounting & Information Systems can pursue a variety of career paths:

  • Financial analyst
  • Estate planner
  • Investment counselor
  • Market researcher
  • Auditor
  • Comptroller
  • Accounting manager

Get started. Learn more about Sacred Heart’s Accounting & Information Systems programs today.

Latest News

Accounting Graduate Wins Valuation Scholarship

October 15, 2018

Sacred Heart University master’s graduate Vincent Santucci has earned a scholarship from the Connecticut chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). The Connecticut chapter of NACVA established the scholarship fund to assist accounting students who want to become certified public accountants (CPAs) and certified valuation analysts (CVAs). These two professions are related but perform distinct functions: CPAs provide financial audit and tax services, while CVAs determine the value of a business based on its assets, income, cash flow and similar factors.

Two Master's Graduates Receive Scholarship for Dedication to Valuation Field

November 7, 2017

Two graduates who hold master's degrees in accounting (MSA) from Sacred Heart University have received scholarships funded by the Connecticut chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). Chapter representatives from NACVA, Robert Carubia and Roz DeCaprio, presented the awards to SHU graduates Salvatore Dora and Amy Gioco. This is the third consecutive year that Sacred Heart University students have received the scholarship.

SHU to Host CPA Tax School Sessions at Stamford Graduate Center in August

June 21, 2017

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the world’s largest association representing the accounting profession, will conduct its 2017-18 “Tax School: Tax Staff Essentials” at Sacred Heart University’s Stamford campus in August. For more information, go to