Accounting Department

The Wharton School,
University of Pennsylvania
1300 Steinberg-Dietrich Hall
3620 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6365

Phone:(215) 898-7772
Fax: (215) 573-2054
Email: acct-staff

Department Information

Accounting methods have a significant impact not only on decisions made by management teams but also on the behavior of investors, creditors, regulatory agencies, consumers, and employees. Through their teaching, research, and professional activities, faculty members in Wharton's Accounting Department strive to develop the best ways to measure and communicate an organization's economic activities.

To meet the needs of today's complex markets, Wharton's Accounting Department takes a multidisciplinary approach to the field, integrating finance and economics with broader perspectives on organizational issues and the business environment.