Accounting majors are prepared for a world of opportunities. Accountants are an important part of management in all types of businesses, such as public accounting, consulting firms, manufacturing companies, retail organizations, banks, government agencies, and not-for profit entities.
The practice of accounting requires a broad range of skills. These include the ability to: apply accounting knowledge to business transactions, analyze information, communicate orally and in writing, use computer technology, and work as a team member. A college degree in accounting will provide you with these skills and form the basis for a rewarding professional career.
Designed for students who wish to pursue a career as an accountant in the manufacturing and service sectors, in governmental and not-for-profit organizations and in public accounting in some states. This is a four-year program of study that prepares graduates to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination, the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) examination and in some states, the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.
Designed for students who wish to pursue a career in public accounting in states that require the equivalent of 150 semester hours of college-level education to sit for the CPA examination, including Minnesota. This is a program of study that leads to the B.A. degree with a major in accounting and students may choose to take additional courses at the undergraduate level or enroll in the Master of Arts in Management program.
The Accounting program is offered as a Traditional day program at our main campus in Duluth, and in an Accelerated Learning format at the following locations:
Office: Tower Hall 3132