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

Wenjuan Xie, Chair of Finance
Associate Professor of Finance
Phone: (603) 862-1228
Email: wenjuan.xie@unh.edu

Emily XU, Chair of Accounting
Professor of Accounting
Phone: (603) 862-3318
Email: wenjuan.xie@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

  • Spotlight on Divyarajsinh Virbhadrasinh Parmar '22
    Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree? Why your particular program? A graduate degree is a stepping stone that converts a normal being into a professional and it provides you expertise in a specific field with a concentration on very specific subjects. Personally, I was an undergraduate in...
    Spotlight on Divyarajsinh Virbhadrasinh Parmar '22
    Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree? Why your particular program? A graduate degree is a stepping stone that converts a normal being into a professional and it provides you expertise in a specific field with a concentration on very specific subjects. Personally, I was an undergraduate in...
  • Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree? Why your particular program? Early on in my academic career, I fostered a passion for the world of finance, specifically investments and the capital markets. Nearing the end of my undergraduate career, I became interested in further expanding my...
    Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree? Why your particular program? Early on in my academic career, I fostered a passion for the world of finance, specifically investments and the capital markets. Nearing the end of my undergraduate career, I became interested in further expanding my...
  • Spotlight on Vaishali Shroff, '21G
    Vaishali Shroff came to UNH Paul College to earn her master's degree in finance. With experience in corporate business law she wanted to expand her career opportunities by gaining advance knowledge in finance to help businesses make more informed decisions. She says the program is "very well...
    Spotlight on Vaishali Shroff, '21G
    Vaishali Shroff came to UNH Paul College to earn her master's degree in finance. With experience in corporate business law she wanted to expand her career opportunities by gaining advance knowledge in finance to help businesses make more informed decisions. She says the program is "very well...
  • 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...

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