About the Accounting Department

School of Business: Accounting Department

SONY DSCCell phones, entrepreneurship, globalization, virtual organizations—these are hallmarks of the workplace accounting graduates will enter after graduation.

To succeed, accounting graduates 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

Accreditation

AACSB accreditation sealThe 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.

AACSB is recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and by the Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, as a specialized accrediting agency for undergraduate and graduate programs in business administration and accounting.

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.

Study Abroad Spotlight: Danika Eaker, Junior Accounting and Business Administration Major (Finance Concentration)Study Abroad Spotlight: Danika Eaker, Junior Accounting and Business Administration Major (Finance Concentration)

December 6, 2018

Danika Eaker had the opportunity to study abroad this semester at Edge Hill University in England.  Danika says, “I knew that studying abroad would be a life-changing experience, but I didn’t foresee just how powerful an impact it would have on me. I love the opportunity that living here has given me to learn, grow, […]

International Business Scholar Speaks to Students and FacultyInternational Business Scholar Speaks to Students and Faculty

December 3, 2018

Dr. Bill Newburry (’87), Chair of the Department of International Business and the Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business at Florida International University spoke to students in the International Financial Management class on Friday, November 30.  He talked with the students about information collected from interviews with executives of Chinese multinational companies.  The information will […]

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