University of Vermont

BSAD Business Administration Major - Accounting Concentration

Business Administration Major - Accounting Concentration

The Grossman School of Business offers four concentrations within their undergraduate degree, Business Administration. Alumni who completed their concentration in Accounting pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

Job Title

Career Industry

Account Director Environmental Research
Chief Financial Officer Financial Services
Director of Corporate Accounting Insurance
Accountant Healthcare Services
Auditor State Government
Bookkeeper Automotive
Budget Analyst Higher Education
Executive Product Manager Financial Services
Business Consultant Cosmetology

Recent Employers

Bank of America Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Vermont
Wholesale Solar Supply, Inc. Keurig Green Mountain
University of Vermont TIAA-CREF
State Street Corp. Ernst & Young LLP

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Use logic to solve problems
Make sound judgments to quantitative problems

Adapt well to frequent changes
Efficiency and thoroughness
Lead, supervise, and direct others

Explain financial information to others
Communicate clearly orally and in writing

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Analyze and interpret information gathered
Conduct research experiments

Prepare and conduct tests of procedures
Design improvements to existing accounting processes

Computer literacy
Maintain organized information and materials

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

Work collaboratively with colleagues
Develops close professional relationships across departments

Commit to professional and ethical standards
Work with diverse groups of people

Numerical computation skills
Knowledge needed to compile accurate financial data
Ability to prepare tax returns


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