IACBE Accreditation

IACBE Accreditation LogoDaemen College has received specialized accreditation for its accounting programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. 

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Degrees Offered:

  • Accounting B.S.
  • Accounting / Professional Accountancy B.S./M.S.

Program Highlights

Students graduate with B.S./M.S. in professional accountancy. The degree is registered with the NYS Board of Accountancy and meets the educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam. The program can be completed within 4.5 years. This allows students to graduate in December and enter the job market in time for tax season.

Each student is required to complete an accounting internship that includes a major research project that will reinforce their written and oral skills. Most internships are paid and many often lead to full-time positions upon graduation. Students are encouraged to participate in short-term or long-term study abroad experiences. The Accounting faculty has accompanied groups of students to Ireland, Mexico, Brazil, Italy and Spain. 

  • Students begin accounting courses in their first year.
  • Our graduates earn between $45,000 and $50,000 upon graduation.
  • Learn the latest technology. Excel, Quick Books, Tax Act and TaxWise software, and XBRL are all taught and integrated throughout the program.
  • Be able to minor or specialize in over 50 different areas including Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and many more.
  • The graduate portion of the 150-hour program is based on global business.
  • Forensic Accounting sequence offered.

Department News

Additional Information

Niko Jemmison

2017 Accounting Award Recipient

Niko has consistently been named to the Dean’s List and has served as an academic tutor while working two part-time jobs and participating on Daemen’s track team. He has been recognized by Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities and is a member of the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society. Niko prepared income taxes for the VITA program and worked with the ZLC group as a tax intern. Niko was named Men's’ Track and Field Newcomer of the Year for the 2013-14 season, MVP for the 2015-16 season, and as team captain for two years. Niko is active in the community and has worked with People, Inc. to help students with learning disabilities in Math, English and life skills.  

Paul Pitcher II

Accounting with Specialization in Forensics


I chose accounting as my major because I am very skilled at applied math and I enjoy working out problems. Pursuing a career in Forensic Accounting will help me become more analytical in the career and make my career more fulfilling to my skills. Read More

For more information, contact Sharlene Buszka, at  (716) 839-8428 or  sbuszka@daemen.edu​