The accounting program at Truman prepares students to succeed in the rapidly changing workplace they will encounter. Truman students graduate with solid technical accounting and data analytics skills plus the soft skills employers are looking for — teamwork, clear communication, flexibility, and a desire for continuous learning. Truman’s size allows for great opportunities and experiences but meaningful connections with classmates and faculty.

AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education. Less than 5% of business schools in the world are AACSB accredited.

Degrees and Programs

Top 5%
Truman's Master's students are consistently in the top 5% in the nation for first-time pass rate on the CPA exam
80%
of MAc students complete an internship or career-related experience
60%
of accounting undergraduates pursue graduate school with most choosing the Master of Accountancy at Truman
100%
of accounting undergraduates pursue graduate school with most choosing the Master of Accountancy at Truman

Career Preparation

Meet the Firms and Career Week bring employers to campus to recruit students for internships and job opportunities.

Student Organizations

At Truman, you can engage with many business-related organizations so you can start building a strong network. Choose from scholastic and professional business fraternities to enhance your leadership skills to groups that provide opportunities for hands-on experience.

VITA

As part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), students are trained in basic tax rules and how to use tax software to prepare tax returns for students and members of the community.

Resources

Business Academic Advising Center

The Business Academic Advising Center can help you customize an educational path that matches your goals by providing assistance with selecting and registering for classes, exploring programs, and evaluating career ideas.

Peer Mentor Program

To foster a smooth transition into the major, first-year accounting students can receive advice and support through the School of Business Peer Mentor Program.

Career Center

The University's Career Center connects students with relevant resources and services to help them explore careers in a way that makes sense for them.

Faculty Advising

Upper-level students are assigned to an accounting faculty advisor who can answer questions about internships, resumes, courses, and careers.

Tutoring

Knowledgeable accounting tutors are available to students seeking academic assistance.