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. 

Degrees offered: Accounting B.S. & Accounting / Professional Accountancy B.S./M.S.

Accounting News

Program Highlights

The 120-hour BS in Accounting is for students who seek a career in the accounting field but do not wish to pursue the CPA certification. A 30-credit hour certificate is also available that provides students with the specialized skills necessary to obtain a position in the accounting field and is transferable to both the Accounting/Professional Accountancy and the Accounting degree programs. Students can elect to complete a three-course sequence in Forensic Accounting during their undergraduate study. The BS in Accounting degree is also offered in an accelerated format, allowing students to finish in 3 years.

Each student is required to complete an accounting internship that includes a major research project that will reinforce their written and oral skills. Most of these internships are paid and the majority lead to full-time positions upon graduation. Students are also 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. In addition, the graduate portion of the 150-hour program is based around global business.

Students will:

  • Begin their accounting courses in their first year.
  • Learn the latest technology. Excel, Quick Books, Tax Act and Tax Wise software, and XBRL are all taught and integrated throughout the program.
  • Be advised and mentored by accounting faculty who have all worked in large accounting firms and have various professional certifications.
  • Be able to minor or specialize in over 50 different areas including Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and many more.
  • Forensic Accounting sequence offered
  • Build their resumes as they progress through the program by participating in such activities as VITA and The Accounting Lab for Community Organizations.

Course Catalog and Suggested Course Sequence for the Accounting, B.S. program

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.  

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