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What is accounting?

Accounting is a field that continuously evolves to better serve individuals and organizations. By providing decision useful information, accounting aids efficient allocation of resources, leading to a more prosperous society for everyone

Why accounting at OSU?

OSU provides students with a sound knowledge of the most advanced theory and practice of accounting. Students can complete a Master's degree in a fifth year, which can lead to CPA examination eligibility. Our program is ranked as the #1 undergraduate program in the Big XII according to the Public Accounting Report 35th Annual Professors Survey (2016).

Career paths

An Accounting major provides the skills necessary for students to pursue career opportunities in:

93%of graduating seniors

had employment, job offers, or other professional plans within 3 months of graduation

Highlights

School of Accounting Collaborative for Academic Excellence (ACE)

ACE supports students enrolled in accounting classes through offering a place to study, get directed help, and discuss coursework with others. ACE is staffed with some of the top accounting students, who are eager to share their experiences and knowledge with other students.

 accounting students in spears school of business

Eastin Center for Career Readiness

Through the Eastin Center, OSU supports our students’ professional growth from awareness, to acquisition of knowledge, to practice, and ultimately successful implementation.

 

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