Department of Accounting and Business Law

The Siena College Department of Accounting and Business Law will prepare you for entry-level accounting and business positions in both public and private sectors. We promise you a challenging and intellectually stimulating learning environment that emphasizes the analytical, communication, technological, and teamwork skills necessary to succeed in business today.

Each year accounting students assist local citizens in preparing their tax forms.
Each year accounting students assist local citizens in preparing their tax forms.

Our extensive course offerings in accounting and business law mean that you can tailor your program to meet your career or graduate-school objectives—whether you’re interested in public, governmental, or not-for-profit accounting.

Siena’s B.S. in accounting

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in accounting is flexible and offers a wide range of business electives. Your academic advisor will help you determine the appropriate sequence of courses to best prepare you to meet your career and educational goals.

Siena’s M.S. in accounting

Our Master of Science in Accounting program is designed for students who have earned an undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution and wish to sit for the New York state CPA exam. Although our admissions committee will consider applications from students who have undergraduate degrees in other majors, all applicants must meet minimum admissions requirements.

Department Chair

Elizabeth Marcuccio

Elizabeth A. Marcuccio

Professor of Business Law

434A Siena Hall

(518) 782‑6589

Saint Spotlight

Kandi Griffin

Class of 2017

Accounting Major

Colonie, NY


I never thought I would be able to get the chance to come here, so the second I found out I could, it sealed the deal for me.