Accountants help make sense out of dollars. They prepare and interpret financial information that companies will use for strategic planning. And they carry out their responsibilities according to the highest standards of integrity.
With Krannert’s Accounting degree, you can pursue a career in accounting or stay for a Master of Science Degree in Accounting, to be eligible to sit for the CPA exam. You’ll have the opportunity to work in corporations, public accounting firms, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. In addition to your accounting classes, you’ll have class work in other areas, including finance, marketing, and human resource management, which will give you an overall understanding of the business world.
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Careers in Accounting
Job titles of recent Krannert Accounting graduates:
- Tax and Assurance Professional at a public accounting firm
- Financial analyst for a major defense contractor
- Revenue agent for a government branch
- Operations agent for a financial services firm
Transfer to Accounting
Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Additional Requirements: Must have a grade of B or better in a college-level calculus class.
Contact InformationMatthew Knight, Director of Recruitment