When you earn a Truman undergraduate degree in accounting, you develop the analytical, research, communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills you need to thrive in the accounting field—from corporate to nonprofit to education to small business. You start building connections through activities such as Meet the Firms and Career Week which bring employers to campus to recruit for internships and jobs.

AACSB accredited website link

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

Student Perspectives

Learn about the Accounting Department from the perspective of current students.

Career Paths

The top jobs for accounting majors offer a wide range of prospects—public accounting, private accounting, management analysts, banking and finance, and executive-level positions.

Some employers of our accounting graduates include:
  • BKD
  • Boeing
  • Deloitte
  • Emerson Electric
  • EY
  • Federal Reserve Banks
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • RSM
  • RubinBrown
  • UHY
  • Williams-Keepers

Featured Courses

Explore accounting systems that provide information necessary to determine costs of goods and services, plan operations, control activities, and make decisions.
Study the influence of technology on business and accounting processes. Emphasis is placed on the transaction cycles, risk assessment, and the development of accounting system controls.
Learn about the importance of auditing in society and the adherence to professional standards as well as accounting investigative techniques, balance sheets, internal controls, working papers, procedures, and auditing reports.
Learn strategies and techniques for fraud prevention and detection.
Explore principles of federal tax accounting as it applies to individuals and corporations; topics include individual tax model, corporate tax model, concepts of income, exclusions, deductions, credits, capital gains and losses, and other property transactions.

Experiences and Opportunities

Get Involved

Build leadership skills and connect with peers who share similar interests by getting engaged with student organizations such as the Bulldog Student Investment Fund, National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), professional business fraternities, among other student groups.

Multidimensional Experiences

At Truman, you'll find plenty of opportunities to expand your learning beyond the classroom through research ventures, business organizations, and professional internships, as well as exciting study abroad opportunities.

Graduate Studies

Truman's Master of Accountancy students are consistently in the top 5% in the nation for first-time pass rate on the CPA exam.