Wolkite University

College of Business & Economics

Department of Accounting & Finance

Background of the Department

Since its inception in 2012 G.C, Department of Accounting & Finance has been one of the leading departments under the College of Business and Economics. The department currently hosts both undergraduate and post graduate program. Besides, the department offers regular and extension degree programs in the main campus-Wolkite, Butajira and in the near soon will open graduate level studies in Addis Ababa. . 

Objectives of the Department

The program of Accounting and Finance plans to meet the University’s mission of instilling into present and future-leaders’ knowledge of current and future accounting, auditing and finance practices and relevant skills through student–centered, high quality, viable programs which are fully recognized internationally and by both the private and public institutions in Ethiopia. Hence, the Department seeks to sustain its growth and relevance through:

  • A highly educated and motivated faculty Viable programs which have local relevance and fully recognized internationally.
  • Relevant curriculum leading to an exceptional learning environment with full access to new technologies and computer-mediated learning
  • An abundant level of intellectual capital created through scholarly activities
  • Research that meets the needs of the local and international business and academic communities;
  • A fully integrated international perspective
  • A full understanding of employer needs to obtain through constant monitoring of the business environment through our industrial linkage program

The department of Accounting and Finance is working to accredit the program with international standards, and obtaining a diploma from the department, will open the opportunity to interact with the industries and academic institutions in one’s professional career.