Accounting - Westminster College - Fulton, Missouri
For Accounting major and minor requirements, please visit the course catalog.
“The close, personal interaction with Westminster professors who are CPAs themselves creates a real opportunity to learn and prepare for a job in that field. I know several individuals who have secured jobs with Big Four and regional accounting firms, including two of us who are now partners in those firms.” – Sean Vincent ‘93, partner at KPMG LLP.
Why Study Accounting at Westminster?
Plus, all Westminster accounting majors complete the accounting program with all the necessary accounting courses for the CPA exam – and you can do it in four years.
Learn through real-life application . Through our service-learning course, students offer income tax preparation to low income individuals.
- Benefit from close interaction with expert faculty who have both audit and tax experience, such as Prof. Elise Bartley.
- Enjoy fun, engaging classes, such as fraud examination and international accounting.
- Explore internships at such companies as Cat5 Commerce, MasterCard, and H&R Block.
Westminster’s business program accreditation through ACBSP
ensures you receive a top-quality education, recognized nationally by employers.
Great Careers Start Here
Did you know that the average starting salary for new accounting graduates in 2013 was $53,300?
Demand for accounting graduates is at an all-time high, and Westminster grads find great success.
Majoring in accounting is an excellent track to prepare you for a professional career in accounting, graduate school, or law school.
A few organizations where Westminster accounting grads have started their careers ...
- Ernst & Young
- Wells Fargo
- Williams Keepers
- Missouri Highway Patrol
Graduate or professional schools where Westminster accounting grads have attended ...
- St. Louis University
- George Mason University
- University of Missouri-St. Louis
- University of Central Oklahoma
- Missouri State University
- And more.
To find more accounting career opportunity details, go to www.StartHereGoPlaces.com or check out information about the CPA exam at www.cpaexam.org.
Name: Elise Bartley
Phone: (573) 592-5215
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