Reinhardt offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting through the McCamish School of Business. The program will permit students to work in business, government and nonprofit organizations.
Are You Ready To...
• Spend up to five years in school if you want to become a CPA
• Use accounting information systems
• Learn to prepare tax filings
• Study tax law
• Evaluate a company’s efficiency and profitability
• Create and analyze balance sheets
• Learn to use GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles)
It Helps To Be...
• A good oral and written communicator
• A critical thinker with logical analysis and problem solving skills
• Able to work alone and as part of a team
• Attentive to detail
• Proficient with technology
They should enjoy:
• Having clear rules and organized methods to guide their activities
• Developing innovative solutions to problems
• Directing the activities of others
Most accountants work full time in an office setting. In 2010, one in five worked more than 40 hours per week. Longer hours are typical at certain times of the year, such as at the end of the budget year or during tax season.
• Economics & Accounting
• English Language
• Computers & Electronics
• Administration & Mgmt
• Customer & Personal Service
• Law & Government
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Jobs in the Money
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Society of Women Accountants
Institute of Internal Auditors
National Associations of Black Accountants
What Can I Do with A Degree in Accounting?
|If you're a big baseball fan, you know that keeping track of how well your favorite team plays and predicting how it will do in the future is part of the fun. In businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits, accountants often engage in very similar activity. Not simply bean counters, accountants analyze financial information and consult with upper management about important business decisions. Of course, some accountants also keep the books, recording every financial transaction. Accounting majors learn how to gather, record, analyze, interpret, and communicate information about an individual's or organization's financial performance and risks.
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• Visit the Career & Professional Development Services department in the Hasty Student Life Building and explore your career and intern potentials through CCN, FOCUS and CANDID Careers/Perfect Interview programs
• Earn good grades. Grades are an indicator of technical competence in accounting and of a person’s work ethic
• Develop strong communication, time management and interpersonal skills
• Join student organizations or participate in volunteer opportunities to enhance leadership skills
• Public accounting firms hire candidates who meet the educational requirements for sitting for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam: 150 hours of education including 24 hours of accounting, i.e. the equivalent of an undergraduate degree in accounting
• Certifications available through the Institute of Internal Auditors or the Institute of Management Accountants may increase job marketability in some areas of accounting
Dr. Donald Wilson
Interim Dean of the McCamish School of Business
For more information
Peggy Collins Feehery
Director of Career and Professional Development Services
Hasty Student Life Center, Room 301
Office: (770) 720-5548
Fax: (770) 720-9105
Career Services Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Office of Career Services recognizes the need for confidentiality so an individual feels free to explore concerns, formulate plans, make decisions and initiate appropriate actions. All concerns expressed to the Career Consultant shall remain confidential.