About the Accounting Department
To succeed, accounting graduates need to be flexible; understand, synthesize, and communicate information from a variety of areas; and know how to harness the power of working in teams. And that is exactly what students learn when they study accounting at Truman State University.
The undergraduate and graduate programs offered by the School of Business at Truman are accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. These programs include: Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and Master of Accountancy. Truman is one of fewer than 200 schools worldwide holding accreditation in both Business and Accounting.
AACSB is recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and by the Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, as a specialized accrediting agency for undergraduate and graduate programs in business administration and accounting.
Accounting Department Mission Statement
As a unit of the School of Business, the degree programs in the Accounting Department embrace the overall mission and objectives of the school. Building on a liberal arts and sciences education, accounting graduates will integrate analytical, research, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills with business and financial knowledge to be effective financial professionals and prospective leaders.
3 April 2017 | 6:24 pm
The Bulldog Student Investment Fund (BSIF) earned the 1st Place (undergraduate) award for Value Portfolio management. This year’s Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) Forum was attended by over 1600 students representing 150 Universities from 49 US states and the District of Columbia. In addition, students from 50 different countries represented their respective Universities. The G.A.M.E. […]
21 February 2017 | 9:48 am
The Truman team of Annali Cler (Junior, Political Science & Economics), Anthony Hill (Junior, Accounting & Business Administration-Finance), and Shane Legatzke (Junior, Accounting & Business Administration-Finance) won the St. Louis CFA Institute Research Challenge on Friday, February 17. The team conducted equity research and a company analysis of Spire (formerly the Laclede Group). They prepared […]