School of Accountancy
What can I do with a degree in accounting?
Students who earn accounting degrees can begin their careers in:
- public accounting firms
- government agencies
- banks and other financial institutions
- nonprofit organizations
- the health care industry
- service and manufacturing companies
- consulting practices
- private practice
Graduates of the School of Accountancy enjoy high job placement rates with employers such as Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Wells Fargo Financial, eBay, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Flying J and a number of other well-known companies/organizations.
What will I learn?
The School of Accountancy prepares you for careers in a global, culturally diverse, information-driven economy. As an accounting student, you will take a look at:
- accounting cycles and financial statement topics
- cost behavior
- uses and limitations of accounting information in planning, controlling and decision-making processes
- balance sheets, income statements and statements of retained earnings
- time value of money
- auditing standards
What is the application process?
Students seeking a degree or certificate within the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics (GSBE) must be formally admitted. See admissions criteria and the step-by-step admissions process.
- Master's Degree: Master of Accounting
- Bachelor's Degree: Bachelor of Arts or Science (B.A. or B.S.) in Accounting
- Minor: Accounting
The School of Accountancy is part of the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business—the highest level of accreditation attainable.