Why major in accounting?
You’ll make good money.
According to the NACE Spring 2013 Salary Survey, business graduates (all business disciplines) earn the third highest starting salaries and enjoy the second fastest growth in starting salaries.
You’ll be in demand.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects 16 percent growth in positions for accountants from 2010-2020 (www.BLS.gov).
You’ll have career choices.
A degree in accounting provides you with a variety of options and opportunities. Accounting graduates can choose traditional accounting careers doing audit or tax work, or they can branch out to become appraisers, budget officers, loan officers, financial analysts and managers, underwriters, securities sales representatives, and small business owners. An accounting degree can also lead to a career with the FBI.
Explore more about a career in accounting at our Office of Career Services website.