The primary objective of the Accounting Program is to prepare students for the full range of responsibilities which professional accountants are expected to assume. A high level of technical knowledge and a profound awareness of the context and consequences of professional decision-making is required to fulfill this objective. After completing the required academic courses, the accounting major will have satisfied the requirements to sit for the following examinations:

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

 

Accounting Opportunities

 Possible Career Titles
  • Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Certifed Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Commercial Banker
  • Internal Auditor
  • Loan Administrator
  • More...

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Career Information for Accounting Graduates

 
Possible Employers
  • Public Accounting Firms
  • Tax Firms
  • Private Companies
  • Governmental Entities
  • Colleges / Universities
  • Consulting Firms
  • Law Firms
  • Banks / Financial Institutions

 

 

 

 

 

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