Mission & Vision

The mission of the Sawyer Business School's Accounting Department is to provide a quality accounting and tax education in contemporary subject matters, to prepare students to face challenges of a global business environment, and to appreciate the value of ethical behavior and reputation.


It is our mission to earn an excellent reputation for the quality of our graduates, our teaching, and our research, as well as advance relationships within the professional communities.

Our Vision

The Accounting Department at Suffolk University will offer high-quality, cutting-edge, rigorous programs of instruction for undergraduate and graduate students of diverse backgrounds and interests. We will ensure our graduates are versatile and well-prepared for dynamic careers in accounting and taxation. We will support scholarly inquiry that values scholarship in all its forms including the generation of knowledge, the integration and dissemination of knowledge, creative activity, and scholarly reflection. We will inspire investment in an inclusive department that is built on ethical, forward-looking leadership, teamwork, and cooperation.