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research and local internship opportunities enhance the comprehensive accounting curriculum, leading to excellent preparation for the cpa and cma exams.

what can students do with a career in accounting?

accountants are an integral part of private, public and nonprofit organizations. a career in accounting provides you the opportunity to work within almost any industry imaginable, performing a variety of functions from preparing and examining financial records, forecasting and strategizing growth, analyzing organization-wide budgets, to improving the financial processes of nonprofits or government agencies. those who hold certifications, such as the cpa, are well respected strategic business advisors and decision-makers, consulting on many issues including taxes and financial strategies.

common accounting-related job titles

  • accountant
  • auditor
  • certified management accountant (cma)
  • certified public accountant (cpa)
  • chief financial officer (cfo)
  • controller
  • financial analyst
  • forensic accountant
  • tax manager

places where recent wittenberg accounting graduates are working

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • kpmg
  • nisource
  • plante moran
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • pwc

accounting major requirements

  • acct 225m: financial accounting - 4 credits
  • acct 226: managerial accounting - 4 credits
  • acct 240: accounting information systems - 4 credits
  • acct 325: intermediate accounting i - 4 credits
  • acct 326: intermediate accounting ii - 4 credits
  • acct 327: cost accounting - 4 credits
  • acct 423: advanced accounting - 4 credits
  • acct 426: federal taxation - 4 credits
  • acct 427w: auditing - 4 credits
  • ACCT 495: accounting Research & Analysis - 4 Credits
  • approved internship relevant to acct (or busn 381) - 0-4 credits
  • why you mock interview program
  • total credits: 40-44 credits

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