Turner School of Accountancy

The mission of the Turner School of Accountancy in the Belk College of Business is to discover and disseminate knowledge essential to the practice of accounting.  We prepare students for careers in professional accounting and business, seeking to foster appreciation for knowledge, intellectual growth and dedication to service.  We engage in research that explores accounting theory, policy and practice.  In strategic partnership with the greater Charlotte business community, we seek to prepare our students to become leaders who think critically and possess professional expertise, global awareness, and a commitment to ethical behavior.

The School of Accountancy offers programs for students at various stages of their professional accounting careers. Our programs provide conceptual and technical knowledge in the accounting and business areas, serving as a foundation for accounting career development.

The Belk College of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business ("AACSB").  In addition, the Belk College of Business undergraduate accounting program attained the supplemental accounting accreditation, displaying an elevated quality assurance system for the program.  To achieve AACSB Accounting Accreditation, the Turner School of Accountancy fulfilled the criteria for the six accounting accreditation standards, which are specific to the discipline and profession of accounting.

  AACSB Accredited Accounting

Graduates find a wide range of professional careers in public practice, industry, financial institutions, government and non-profit organizations.


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Student Advising

The Belk College has a centralized advising system for all undergraduate students. To make an appointment with your advisor, click here.

Contact Information 

Department phone 704-687-7701

Advising phone 704-687-7585

Fax 704-687-1380

Director of the Turner School of Accountancy:
Dr. Scott Vandervelde

Dori Platt

Academic Advisor:
Mallory Jagodzinski