Graduates of the University of the Pacific’s program in accounting possess an integral formation based on academic excellence and demonstrate humanistic, ethical and socially responsible attitudes. They are aware of and committed to society’s development in a global context and strive for continuous improvement as individuals and professionals.
Graduates of the School of Accounting are prepared to perform competently and achieve recognition as leaders in different professional areas such as finance, management, auditing, taxation and finance.
UP provides a solid formation in accounting sciences, providing business, financial and tax knowledge to ensure that graduates can engage in integral and analytic management of complex situations. The program also focuses on helping students achieve an adequate understanding of the status quo by analyzing internal and external factors of the environment and anticipating needs for relevant information. Our graduates are expected to have a proactive attitude and possess a strategic vision.
An accountant from the University of the Pacific is prepared to systematize and analyze financial, economic and legal information for planning, control, evaluation and decision making purposes and is capable of using technological tools to obtain and communicate information in an efficient and timely way. Our graduates are prepared to solve problems, adapt to changes in the environment and work on multi-disciplinary teams to create value for organizations.
UP graduates are recognized for their ethic conduct and respect for human beings.
Design tax strategies that allow the organization to predict situations in a globalized market where the globalized market obligates accountants to be aware of realities that differ from the local context.
Strategic focus necessary to design, manage and monitor an organization’s information systems and engage in financial evaluation relative to investment decisions and financing. Financial resource management to achieve results and determine the best financial structure for each business.
Degrees and titles
To earn a Bachelor’s Degree, candidates must complete the curriculum corresponding to a major in Accountant at the University of the Pacific and pass the English course assigned in the first term.
To obtain a Professional Title, candidates must choose one of three options: present and defend a research paper (TI), present and defend a report on professional work experience (ETP) or pass a professional proficiency exam (ESP).