Preparation for entry into the accounting profession has moved beyond the traditional auditing and tax functions to integrating knowledge of accounting in general consulting and technology management roles. This education reflects the emerging career paths which encompasses business advisors, litigation support specialists, technology consultants, financial/estate planners, and forensic accounting.
Accounting is an excellent background for prelaw students as well as those who are interested in a general career in business.
Recent graduates have accepted positions in public accounting firms, private industry and government. Firms included:
Campbell Soup Company
Defense Contract Audit Agency (IRS)
Ernst & Young
Kearney & Company
Nisivoccia and Company
US Army Audit Agency
US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
In addition, there are many opportunities for graduate studies. Recent options include:
M.S./Ph.D. programs in accounting
M.S. programs in taxation