Career opportunities in accounting are boundless—from corporate to nonprofit to education to small business—and our accounting program prepares you for success no matter what professional path you decide to pursue.
Truman’s School of Business and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the gold standard of business school accreditation worldwide.
With the flexibility of our accounting program, you can explore courses in our Business Administration program with areas of concentration in Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, many students decide to continue their education and apply for Truman's Master of Accountancy program to meet the educational requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.
Practical Knowledge and Advanced Skills
At Truman you get all the tools you need to become an effective professional accountant—you learn about financial accounting and business systems, cost accounting, auditing and taxation. And you develop advanced skills for leadership, oral and written communication, teamwork and critical thinking—some of the most important qualities employers are seeking.
Small Classes and Collaborative Learning Experience
Our supportive learning environment is designed to ensure your success with resources like our Academic Peer Mentor Program and the Business Academic Advising Center. And you will will find plenty of opportunities to expand your learning beyond the classroom through research ventures, professional business organizations and professional internships, as well as exciting study abroad opportunities.
Jobs for Accounting Majors
Our accounting majors consistently rate high on national exams and are highly sought after by employers nationwide, including top firms in St. Louis and Kansas City. Some of the jobs our recent accounting majors have pursued include:
Around 60% of our accounting majors further their studies in graduate or professional school. Recent graduates have pursued a master of accountancy at Truman as well as other notable schools.
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Congratulations to the Iota Nu Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi! The Chapter won the national R Nelson Mitchell Outstanding Chapter Award for 2013-2014. They also won the national award for Outstanding Alumni Relations. Chapter Advisor, Debi Cartwright, was awarded a Silver Helmet Award for 25 years of outstanding service. So proud of these Business […]
The Annual Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award’s essay competition deadline is coming up on December 15th, 2014. For this year’s topic, instructions on how to participate, and prize information, follow the link here!