Mission & Vision
To be regionally recognized as a premier accounting program.
The mission of the Towson University Accounting Programs is to provide our graduates
with a high quality professional education that develops their knowledge and skills
to prepare them for professional licensure and for success as contributors and leaders
within the accounting profession or business.
The Means to Accomplish our Mission
Our undergraduate Accounting program provides a professional specialization built
on a foundation of general education, a broad business core, and Accounting-specific
content areas specified by the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy. Completion of
the B.S. in Accounting or the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services will
qualify graduates to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in Maryland.
Like the College of Business and Economics, the Accounting Department, promotes a
high code of ethics, special concern for student learning, and the effective use of
To foster student learning, which is the highest priority of the department, college
and university, we emphasize intellectual contributions of applied and basic scholarship;
support faculty development, community engagement, and involvement in professional
organizations; and are guided by input from our stakeholders and advisory boards.
Our values include an uncompromising belief in a culture where faculty excellence
is fostered and rewarded; ethical behavior is a norm; professionalism, including civility
and respect is a way of life; and diversity and inclusion are highly valued.