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Accounting Major at Westmisnter College

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?

  • 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.ACBSP Accredited
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.

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
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • Wells Fargo
  • Williams Keepers
  • Enterprise
  • 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.

Contact Information

Name: Elise Bartley
Email: Elise.Bartley@westminster-mo.edu
Phone: (573) 592-5215

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