Accounting Major

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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.

Peer Mentor Program

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.

Graduate Program

Career Prospects for Accounting Majors

Graduates of our accounting program are highly sought after by a wide range of employers, and our accounting majors also gain acceptance at notable graduate and professional schools.

AACSB Accounting

2018 Europe in Transition Trip2018 Europe in Transition Trip

June 19, 2018

The annual Europe in Transition Program combines study and field trips while focusing on current issues in the European Union, the economy, and political & social climates.  Dr. Jason Lin, Business Administration Department Chair and professor,  has been the faculty sponsor and Program Director since 2004.  Click Europe in Transition to learn more about the […]

Master of Accountancy Students Receive Their HoodsMaster of Accountancy Students Receive Their Hoods

May 16, 2018

The Accounting Department faculty bestowed graduate hoods to Master of Accountancy graduates during a ceremony on Saturday, May 12.  Alumnus Derek Smith (’01, ’02), a partner with BKD in Springfield, served as the keynote speaker.  Master of Accountancy graduate Ryan Bunselmeyer delivered remarks on behalf of the students.  The students celebrated graduation on Saturday, but […]

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