Accounting

Accounting is the language of business and accounting professionals track all the financial operations of companies. An increasing demand for accounting professionals promises a lifetime of job security coupled with an above average salary potential. A bachelor’s degree in accounting offers a multitude of career options in auditing, corporate accounting or management services. Our program will prepare you for entry to mid-level jobs and provides the necessary coursework for students to work toward a master’s degree in accounting or a certified public accountant certification.   

Why a degree in Accounting from Missouri Valley?

Our degree program contains a strong variety of accounting material that allows you to develop skills applicable in a number of industries. Through courses in accounting, taxation, managerial accounting and fraud examination, you’ll learn to input, analyze, interpret and report financial data. You’ll also become proficient in the use of accounting technology used by businesses of all sizes. To ensure you receive a quality education, our curriculum is grounded in and incorporates the AICPA and FASB standards.

Career Possibilities

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Public Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Government Accounting

Graduate Program Possibilities

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Accountancy
  • Law School

Courses & Concentrations

Degree in Accounting

Our degree program primarily includes courses in accounting and business. Additional courses are taken in computer information systems and mathematics.

Minor in Accounting

Many students who major in business or finance also earn a minor in accounting. Requirements include 18 hours of accounting coursework. All students minoring in accounting are required to take courses in basic, intermediate and managerial accounting. Students also must take an elective course in topics that include accounting computer applications, fraud examination and taxation.


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Faculty

Christina Wilson
Assistant Professor of Business
Milena Simic
Associate Professor of Business
Tracey Hartley
Instructor of Business


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