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 of the Kearney & Company Department of Accounting 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
  • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • CohnReznick LLP
  • 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.B.A. programs
  • M.S./Ph.D. programs in accounting
  • M.S. programs in taxation
  • MSA (Master of Science in Accountancy) - University of Notre Dame
  • Law school