Panoramic view of Derham, Our Lady of Victory Chapel, and Coeur de Catherine on the campus of St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

College for Women | School of Business

Women with financial and accounting skills are in high demand and often move into leadership positions. An accounting degree from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota will teach you how to compare and interpret financial information so you make good business decisions and clearly communicate the implications.

Program Details

Take 32 credits per year to finish your degree in four years.

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Learn from Women Role Models in Class and in Businesses

Classes involve discussion, case studies, teamwork, and ethics — a curricular commitment that has made us a model for other universities. You conduct an actual audit in the auditing course.

You'll apply classroom knowledge at a real business in our supervised internship course, Accounting Practicum. St. Kate's accounting program offers hands-on experience and small classes of 14-20 students. Accounting graduates have secured jobs in their field at leading firms such as PwC, KPMG, Deloitte, 3M, Ecolab, and Wipfli.

Outstanding women role models and accomplished executives participate on campus as guest speakers, mentors, and recruiters, including many St. Kate's alumnae.

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Careers in Accounting

Nearly all St. Kate’s accounting majors secure jobs in their field within two months of graduation. A degree in accounting will prepare you for many career options, including:

  • public accounting
  • management accounting
  • government accounting
  • tax accounting
  • internal auditing

You will also have the foundation you need to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Accounting is also a basic preparation for fraud examiners, consultants, and managers in non-accounting areas.