What You Can Do with a Major in Accounting

From your first accounting course to your internship experience, your education at Aurora University will provide you with the confidence to make a significant contribution to any organization. We view accounting not as a “numbers game,” but as a discipline in which critical thinking and decision-making skills are paramount.

The accounting program at AU opens up a world of options for graduates. We’ve designed the degree so that you can apply the financial skills you’ve mastered into making a positive difference in the community.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Accounts Receivable Manager
  • Actuary
  • Auditor
  • Corporate Accountant
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Federal Tax Associate
  • Financial Analyst
  • Fund Raiser
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Internal Auditor
  • Payroll Coordinator
  • Staff Accountant
  • Tax Advisor
  • Underwriter

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Accounting/Business Professor
  • Benefits/Compensation Manager
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Controller
  • Financial Consultant
  • Financial Manager
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Lawyer-Tax/Audit
  • Managerial consultant
  • Treasurer

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Aurora University Finance Association
  • Aurora University Professional Sales Association
  • Global Leadership Organization
  • Student Accounting Society

On-campus employment:

  • Business Office
  • Office of Financial Aid

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316