What can you do with an accounting degree?

  • Understand generally accepted accounting principles and their impacts on financial reporting.
  • Prepare financial statements according to GAAP.
  • Understand the basic financial statements of U.S. corporations and analyze those statements using both quantitative and qualitative information.
  • Utilize financial statements to interpret cash flows and their impact on the organization.
  • Understand the principles of internal control and the role of internal control in ensuring the reliability and accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make financial decisions consistent with biblical values utilizing quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Interpret and communicate financial information to organizational stakeholders.

Common career paths

  • Auditing
  • Taxation
  • Corporate accounting
  • Forensic and valuation services
  • Management consulting
  • Fraud prevention, detection and investigation