Accounting-Business Administration

Through Meredith’s accounting program, you will build the skills you need to succeed in just about any career or position in the business world. Become a CPA, pursue a career in finance or corporate management, work for the government, or start your own business.


Accounting is the language of business, and it’s the most common undergraduate degree held by CEOs of the largest corporations in the U.S. And because accountants typically understand the business so well, they are frequently considered for management roles outside of accounting.

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Meredith Minute | $1 Million vs. 1¢

Would you rather have $1,000,000 today, or the money that you get from starting with 1 penny and doubling it every day for 30 days? Dr. Mary Jane Lenard, professor of business at Meredith College, considers this question in a minute-long video about the principle of compounding.

Victoria Kinney

As a Meredith student, Victoria Kinney, ’18, set goals and achieved them, landing a position at SAS, one of the world’s leading employers, even before completing her degree.

Nicole Ortega

Accounting student Nicole Ortega, ’17, accepted a position as financial analyst for Cisco before she even graduated.

Karlie Long

Karlie Long, a member of the volleyball team, graduated as one of the most decorated players in Meredith Athletics history.

Broyhill Business Fellows

The Broyhill Business Fellows Program at Meredith prepares students for top internships and job placements through specially designed leadership and professional-development activities that complement any major in the School of Business.


Meredith accounting students gain experience through internships with organizations ranging in size from sole proprietorships to multinationals to state and federal government. Recent placements include Credit Suisse, N.C. Department of the State Treasurer, and KPMG.