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ACCOUNTING Accountants are an indispensable part of any company’s team. They assist in planning, budgeting, and identifying business trends, as well as preparing business and individual tax returns. In GMercyU’s Accounting program, you’ll develop the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed in this growing field. GMercyU’s Accounting Program by the Numbers: • In just four years, you can complete your CPA education requirements along with your bachelor’s degree by choosing our CPA Track • GMercyU ranks 16th in the nation for CPA exam pass rates among similar-sized schools (2017) 100% of students in the CPA Track have landed jobs after graduation Hear from GMercyU faculty and students about what distinguishes GMercyU’s business programs from others. Learn more about the Accounting program! STUDENT SUCCESS For J.R. McArdle ‘16, joining the GMercyU community as an Accounting major paid off in so many ways. While at GMercyU, J.R.: • Served on the Student Advancement Committee and was a member of the International Honor Society in Business, Management and Administration • Pitched for GMercyU’s men’s baseball team for two seasons • Completed an internship at Resnick Amsterdam Leshner, PC, an accounting firm in Blue Bell, Pa. TODAY: J.R. works as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for Ernst & Young in Philadelphia, Pa. focusing in assurance services.