Today's complex business environment requires accountants to possess a broader range of skills than was needed in the past. Employers' expectations of you as an accounting graduate includes not only technical knowledge in the accounting field, but also the ability to analyze complex accounting and business issues and to communicate effectively with all levels of management.

As recently noted in Crain's,  accounting is the hottest job sector in Chicago.

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree is designed to provide you with a foundation of knowledge, skills, and attitudes you need to enter the accounting profession in a variety of accounting positions within the three arenas that the profession serves: public, governmental, and managerial.

The program also prepares you for one of the three professional certification examinations available to professional accountants.

1. Certified Internal Auditor exam
2. Certified Management Accountant exam
3. Certified Public Accountant exam

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), accounting is one of the most in-demand academic disciplines by employers. Learn the language of accounting and your career can take you anywhere.

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Fact Sheet: BS in Accounting