Accounting Major: Careers & Outcomes

Because of the high quality of our accounting program and the fact that Truman’s accounting majors consistently rate high on national exams, our graduates are highly recruited by top firms around the country. The top jobs for accounting majors include a wide range of prospects such as public accountants, accountants with organizations, management analysts, banking and finance, executive-level positions, along with many more career opportunities.

Where can an accounting degree take you?

Where our graduates are working

Our accounting graduates are highly recruited by nearly 250 different organizations nationwide, including top public accounting firms in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas.

  • Ameren
  • BKD
  • Boeing Company
  • Cerner
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Defense
  • Emerson Electric
  • EY
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • IRS
  • KPMG
  • Monsanto
  • PwC
  • RubinBrown
  • Target
  • UHY
  • Williams Keepers

The type of jobs our graduates are doing

Some of the top jobs for accounting majors include:

  • public accountants
  • industry accountants
  • management analysts
  • banking and finance
  • executive-level positions

Graduate/professional schools our graduates are attending

Around half of our graduates further their studies after they earn their undergraduate degree in accounting — here’s a sampling of where they are attending graduate school:

  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law
  • George Washington University
  • Harvard University
  • London School of Economics
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Ohio State University
  • Stanford University
  • St. Louis University
  • Texas Tech University
  • Truman State University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Kansas
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Missouri
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Washington University in St. Louis
Where can  your Truman degree take you?
Truman’s vibrant learning community allows you to explore everything that sparks your curiosity as you develop effective communication, problem-solving and leadership skills for a successful career launch. Starting your first year at Truman, you can use helpful resources provided by Truman’s Career Center to find internship and employment opportunities based on your career interests and goals.

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