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The Accounting major provides students with the pre-professional training that will enable them to solve tomorrow’s complex problems and become leaders in business and related fields.

Accounting majors have two degree paths from which to choose:

  • 120-hour degree, the 4-year private tract
  • 150-hour degree, the public track qualifies students to take the Certified Public Accounting Exam (CPA): majors may select from a wide variety of elective courses including courses in other departments to receive more specific training or further develop skills and expertise
  • OR, complete the private track and then complete a master's degree.
  • CPA Preparation
Internship Opportunities
Caterpillar, Inc.
Elkhart Grain
State Farm
Career Opportunities
Certified Public Accountant
Financial Advisor
Tax Accountant
Internal Auditor
Non-Profit Accounting
Staff Accountant
Managerial Accountant
Forensic Accountant
Government Accountant
Accounting is a good fit for those who are:
Critical Thinkers
Detail Oriented
Good with Numbers
Problem Solvers
Service Oriented

Staff Contacts

Harry Fisher

Associate Professor - Business Administration (309) 467-6450

Burgess Hall - Suite 106D

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Eureka College graduates are employed or in graduate programs within six months of graduation.


Growth in job outlook through 2029 for accountants.


Median annual salary for accountants and auditors.