Accounting Major (BS)
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 accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education. Less than 5% of business schools in the world are AACSB accredited.
Learn about the Accounting Department from the perspective of current students.
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:
- Emerson Electric
- Federal Reserve Banks
Experiences and Opportunities
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.
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.
Truman's Master of Accountancy students are consistently in the top 5% in the nation for first-time pass rate on the CPA exam.
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