- Division: Business and Public Services
- Department: Accounting
Accountants prepare, analyze and verify financial reports and monitor information systems that furnish this information to management. Business executives, bankers, government leaders and investors all rely on financial statements and other reports prepared by accountants that summarize and interpret financial transactions that occur in every business. An accountant must have the ability to develop reliable analyses of business operations which can be used in making business decisions. Students who complete the accounting program can qualify to sit for the CPA exam in Ohio after completing a few additional courses and a qualifying exam as determined by the Ohio Board of Accountancy.Employment opportunities in addition to accounting firms, exist in private business and industry as well as not-forprofit and governmental organizations. Positions available to graduates include staff accountant, cost accountant, payroll accountant, auditor, tax accountant and financial analyst.
This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).