Muriel T. Anderson, CPA

Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus
Organization and Human Resources
Accounting and Law


MBA, School of Management, University at Buffalo
BS, School of Management, University at Buffalo


  • Certified Public Accountant (New York State)


Anderson has had a long career in the fields of accounting and human resource-related issues and divides her time between two School of Management departments: Accounting and Law and Organization and Human Resources.  She currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in the principles of accounting and principles of workforce management.  Previous teachings have included courses in the areas of leadership, career management, and principles of business.  She was the inaugural recipient of the Arjang A. Assad Excellence in Teaching Award in 2013.  Anderson also served as faculty co-director for the MBA LeaderCOREā„¢ program and faculty advisor for the Graduate Management Association and Delta Sigma Pi international business fraternity. Prior to joining the faculty, Anderson was a vice president and financial audit manager at M&T Bank and staff accountant with a local CPA firm.


  • Financial Analysis and Reporting
  • Introduction to Accounting I and II
  • Human Resource Management
  • LeaderCORE Development I
  • Leadership PACE (Personal Achievement through Competency Evaluation)
  • Performance and Rewards Management
  • Career Management I and II
  • Introduction to Business I and II

Professional Associations

  • American Institute for Certified Public Accountants
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Other Experience

  • Vice President and Deputy Auditor, M&T Bank Corp. (1987-1998)
  • Human Resources Associate, Praxair Inc. (1999)
  • Manager, Student Services, Career Resource Center, UB School of Management (1998-2004)

Awards and Recognition

  • Niagara County Community College Distinguished Alumni Award (2020)
  • Arjang A. Assad Excellence in Teaching Award (2013)
  • School of Management Outstanding Contributions to Teaching Award (2008)
  • UMA Undergraduate Teacher of the Year (2008-09, 2007-08, 2006-07, 2004-05, 2002-03)
  • Graduate Management Association Faculty Advisor (2008-2010) 
  • Delta Sigma Pi Faculty Advisor (2004-2009)
  • Delta Sigma Pi Chapter Advisor of the Year-Niagara Region (2006-2007)