A major in accounting leads to opportunities in public accounting, private industry, or governmental accounting. Accounting professionals must be able to solve abstract, unstructured problems and understand the complex social, legal, and economic environment in which businesses operate.

Related career titles

Business credit/loan administrator
Budget Analyst
Certified Public Accountant
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
College/University Faculty*
Compensations/benefits administrator
Financial Manager
Forensic Accountant
FBI Agent
Internal Auditor
Investment banker
Management consultant
Tax consultant
Treasury manager

*Additional training needed for these occupations

Related accounting links

K-State Accounting Department

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


CPA Directory

Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Institute of Management Accountants

Institute of Internal Auditors