Career opportunities in accounting are boundless—from corporate to nonprofit to education to small business—and our accounting program prepares you for success no matter what professional path you pursue.
Truman’s School of Business and accounting program are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the gold standard of business school accreditation worldwide.
With the flexibility of our accounting program, you can explore courses in our Business Administration program with areas of concentration in Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, many students decide to continue their education and apply for Truman’s Master of Accountancy program to meet the educational requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.
Practical Knowledge and Advanced Skills
At Truman you get all the tools you need to become an effective professional accountant—you learn about financial accounting and business systems, cost accounting, auditing and taxation. And you develop advanced skills for leadership, oral and written communication, teamwork and critical thinking—some of the most important qualities employers are seeking.
Collaborative Learning Experience
Our supportive learning environment is designed to ensure your success with resources like our Academic Peer Mentor Program and the Business Academic Advising Center. And you will find plenty of opportunities to expand your learning beyond the classroom through research ventures, professional business organizations and professional internships, as well as exciting study abroad opportunities.
Wide Range of Career Prospects for Accounting Majors
Graduates of our accounting program are highly sought after by a wide range of employers, and our accounting majors also gain acceptance at notable graduate and professional schools. Learn more about Careers and Outcomes.
September 10, 2019
Isabel Kurzban is a senior accounting and business administration major (finance and marketing concentrations) at Truman. This past summer, she had an incredible internship experience in Italy! Below are details of her adventures from her perspective: Location: Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Milan, Italy Short Description: The experience was unlike anything I’ve ever done before. I met […]
August 20, 2019
The School of Business welcomed approximately 120 new students during the August 15 Majors Welcome. Student teams were challenged to solve three “escape-room” challenges to discover the password for each challenge. The teams with the shortest accumulated time for all three challenges were awarded prizes. The challenges included a scavenger hunt, computer application, and student […]