Accounting & Finance

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Accounting and Finance Department

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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

Stephen Ciccone, Chair of Accounting and Finance
Associate Professor of Finance
Phone: (603) 862-3343
Email: Stephen.Ciccone@unh.edu


Sinthy Kounlasa, Administrative Assistant III
Phone: (603) 862-3380
Email: Sinthy.Kounlasa@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

  • Finance professor Yixin Liu investigates the value of corporate cash holdings
    According to Moody’s Investor Services, U.S. non-financial companies held about $1.7 trillion in cash in 2016. Corporate cash holdings have more than doubled in the last 10 years, attracting the attention of activist investors, the public and academics, alike. Their concern? “Many view cash hoards...
    Finance professor Yixin Liu investigates the value of corporate cash holdings
    According to Moody’s Investor Services, U.S. non-financial companies held about $1.7 trillion in cash in 2016. Corporate cash holdings have more than doubled in the last 10 years, attracting the attention of activist investors, the public and academics, alike. Their concern? “Many view cash hoards...
  • Paul College senior has a plan
    Sometimes choosing a major comes down to what makes sense. For Lawson Martinez ’18, that has meant not only pursuing business administration with an accounting option at the Peter T. Paul...
    Paul College senior has a plan
    Sometimes choosing a major comes down to what makes sense. For Lawson Martinez ’18, that has meant not only pursuing business administration with an accounting option at the Peter T. Paul...
  • Alexi Galica-Cohen ’18G is trading words for numbers
    "UNH had the most comprehensive foundation-building prerequisites. The other Master of Accounting programs I was considering had three to five courses, but UNH really made sure that I would have every tool in the toolkit that I would need to succeed"
    Alexi Galica-Cohen ’18G is trading words for numbers
    "UNH had the most comprehensive foundation-building prerequisites. The other Master of Accounting programs I was considering had three to five courses, but UNH really made sure that I would have every tool in the toolkit that I would need to succeed"
  • Hanzla Sheikh '20 found a second family at Paul College
    Hanzla Sheikh '20 attributes much of his success at UNH to Paul College's undergraduate advising office. "They have been such a great support system for me throughout all of my ups and downs. Without them, I'd go crazy," he says. 
    Hanzla Sheikh '20 found a second family at Paul College
    Hanzla Sheikh '20 attributes much of his success at UNH to Paul College's undergraduate advising office. "They have been such a great support system for me throughout all of my ups and downs. Without them, I'd go crazy," he says. 

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