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Accounting

Webster University’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting provides students with the core knowledge, skills, and tools necessary for a successful career in public or corporate accounting.

The accounting curriculum allows students to explore and appreciate the career opportunities in public accounting, corporate accounting, and other related areas. Accounting majors examine topics like managerial costs, federal taxes, business law and auditing. They can develop a individualized understanding of the field with special interest elective courses and internships. 

The program is designed to offer students a general, diversified business background that is significant to the accounting professional in today’s technology-driven, global business environment.  Specialized coursework prepares students to successfully complete the CPA and CMA examinations.

Webster students also have the option to complete the combined Bachelor of Science Accounting/Master of Science Forensic Accounting degree program (BS/MS) or the combined Bachelor of Science Accounting/Master of Science Finance degree program (BS/MS). Forensic Accounting is the fastest growing niche service in the accounting field. At Webster University we prepare you for a career in accounting today and into the future.

The BS in accounting program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Internships

Our accounting students intern at a number of well known companies across the country including Mastercard, US Bank, Northwestern Mutual, Liberty Mutual, Kennedy Capital Management, and Edward Jones.  Students have the opportunity to meet with many of these companies each spring at the Walker EDGE Internship Fair.

Job Outlook

The U.S. News and World Reports listed accounting as number 3 in their best business jobs report. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growth rate for jobs in the accounting field is predicted to continue at 13.1 %.

Accounting Academic Programs

To read about specific program requirements, learning outcomes and how to apply, click on a program from the following list:

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