About the Accounting Department

Rapidly changing technology, entrepreneurship, globalization, virtual organizations—these are hallmarks of the workplace accounting graduates will enter after you graduate.

To succeed in the field of accounting, you 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.

Academic Programs

AACSB Accredited/AACSB Accounting

Accreditation

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.

A student assisting people with their taxes

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 critical thinking skills with business and financial knowledge to be effective financial professionals and prospective leaders.