Rinker School of Business


At Palm Beach Atlantic University, the accounting program isn’t all about numbers. We believe in infusing the Christian faith into your learning by demonstrating how accounting guidelines and practice match with Biblical principles.

Your Courses & Classes

Your Experience

As an accounting major at PBA, you’ll:

  • Enjoy a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of just 18
  • Learn from dedicated Christians who are also experts in their field
  • Engage in hands-on learning through two kinds of internship opportunities
  • Learn in an environment that values the entrepreneurial spirit and free enterprise
  • Help others through service learning opportunities - within PBA and beyond

Your Faculty

At PBA, Florida’s top Christian college, you’ll learn from professors who have been educated and taught at prestigious universities across the nation. They are the authors of prominent textbooks and articles. These dedicated Christians want to see you grow, not only in your accounting skills, but in all areas of your life. They won’t be faceless, nameless teachers, but people who will know you by name and will do all they can to help you succeed.

Your Opportunities

You may choose from two kinds of accounting internships. One is a traditional internship where you work for a local company or organization. The other is by taking the course, Taxation with the IRS. In this course, you’ll help complete federal income tax returns for low-income taxpayers.

With your accounting degree, you’ll be prepared for a variety of careers, such as:

  • Auditor
  • Internal auditor
  • Cost accountant
  • Governmental accountant
  • Business analyst
  • Financial analyst

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