Accounting & Finance

Accounting and Finance Department

Students and Jeff Sohl in a round table discussion

The Department of Accounting and Finance prepares students for careers in this field. Programs provide a strong theoretical foundation while emphasizing practical application. This department coordinates the B.S. Business Administration major Accounting and Finance options, the M.S. Accounting program, and the MBA Finance specialization.


Undergraduate Degree Programs

The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics offers bachelor of science degree programs in business administration, economics and hospitality management. Students enrolled in business administration can choose to follow a recommended course sequence for concentration in Accounting or Finance. More information about the Business Administration major in general is available here. For more information about the Accounting and Finance Options, see:

Graduate Degree Programs

Contact Information

Le Emily Xu, Interim Chair of Accounting and Finance
Associate Professor of Finance
Phone: (603) 862-3318
Email: Emily.Xu@unh.edu


STACY HOKINSON, Administrative Assistant III
Phone: (603) 862-3380
Email: Stacy.Hokinson@unh.edu


Undergraduate Programs Office
Phone: (603) 862-3885
Fax: (603) 862-4468


Rebecca Barbour, Director of Graduate Programs
Phone: (603) 862-1367
Email: rebecca.barbour@unh.edu


University of New Hampshire
Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
Accounting & Finance Department
10 Garrison Avenue, Room 336
Durham, NH 03824-3593

Explore Option Details

  • Q&A with Madeline Moynihan '20, '21G, M.S. Accounting
    Madeline Moynihan earned her undergraduate degree in business administration with an accounting option at Paul College and decided to take advantage of the accelerated MSA program. Her goal: set herself apart from other potential job candidates and be better...
    Q&A with Madeline Moynihan '20, '21G, M.S. Accounting
    Madeline Moynihan earned her undergraduate degree in business administration with an accounting option at Paul College and decided to take advantage of the accelerated MSA program. Her goal: set herself apart from other potential job candidates and be better...
  • Q&A with Megan Elwell '20, '21G, M.S. Accounting
    Megan Elwell earned her bachelor's degree in business administration at Paul College, dual-optioning in accounting and finance. She decided to go directly into graduate school to gain a deeper knowledge of the field to be fully prepared to sit for the CPA exam. Tell us a bit about yourself, and why...
    Q&A with Megan Elwell '20, '21G, M.S. Accounting
    Megan Elwell earned her bachelor's degree in business administration at Paul College, dual-optioning in accounting and finance. She decided to go directly into graduate school to gain a deeper knowledge of the field to be fully prepared to sit for the CPA exam. Tell us a bit about yourself, and why...
  • Q&A with M.S. Finance student, Michelle Burke '21G, from Plaistow, N.H.
    Michelle Burke '21G has nearly 15 years of work experience and decided to return to college to get her master's degree to learn more about financial theory and anlytics and how to apply that to making strategic business decision to help guide leardership. Tell us a bit about yourself, and why you...
    Q&A with M.S. Finance student, Michelle Burke '21G, from Plaistow, N.H.
    Michelle Burke '21G has nearly 15 years of work experience and decided to return to college to get her master's degree to learn more about financial theory and anlytics and how to apply that to making strategic business decision to help guide leardership. Tell us a bit about yourself, and why you...
  • Q&A with M.S. Finance student, Abhishek Mehta ’21, from Ahmedabad, India
    Abhishek Mehta grew up in India observing his family working the the finance industry. Getting a graduate degree in finance was a path from him to deepen his knowledge in the field and Paul College presented a reputable academic program along with great supports...
    Q&A with M.S. Finance student, Abhishek Mehta ’21, from Ahmedabad, India
    Abhishek Mehta grew up in India observing his family working the the finance industry. Getting a graduate degree in finance was a path from him to deepen his knowledge in the field and Paul College presented a reputable academic program along with great supports...
  • Svetlana Petrova, Assistant Professor of Finance
    Congratulations to Svetlana Petrova for being the 1st place best-paper award winner at the 2020 NBEA Conference. Svetlana’s paper on insider trading before cyberattack hits is being picked up all over the internet. Read an example from ...
    Svetlana Petrova, Assistant Professor of Finance
    Congratulations to Svetlana Petrova for being the 1st place best-paper award winner at the 2020 NBEA Conference. Svetlana’s paper on insider trading before cyberattack hits is being picked up all over the internet. Read an example from ...

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