Major in Accounting
Accounting is the language of business. A degree in accounting lends itself to a variety of career opportunities for those with an aptitude for analysis and an interest in leadership. From preparing taxes to investigating financial fraud as an auditor or forensic accountant, the major offers jobs in the business, government and academic fields.
The Idaho State University accounting program represents one of the top accounting degrees in the nation. Unique course structures and outstanding academically and professionally qualified faculty work to produce highly prepared students exhibiting an average pass rate on the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam that is on par with the top schools in the country. Many of our students go on to our Master of Accountancy (MAcc) or Master of Taxation (MTax) programs in order to qualify for the CPA exam. The program is also one of only 175 business schools in the world to hold both a business and accounting accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Our accounting program features numerous opportunities for hands-on learning, networking with professionals and a nationally recognized fraternity.
See what it takes to earn your bachelor of business administration in accounting with course descriptions and example programs of study.
The accounting department is home to outstanding faculty qualified both academically and professionally with years of experience in the field.
Where could a degree in accounting take you? Learn more about the salary outlook, potential careers and where our alumni have landed.