Careers in Accounting

With a degree in accounting, you’ll be prepared for a variety of career opportunities. In addition, our graduates have achieved a high pass rate on the CPA exam and are prepared for professional certifications including the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam, and the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam.

The accounting major prepares individuals for careers such as:

  • Auditor
  • Tax advisor
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Internal auditor
  • FBI agent
  • IRS agent
  • Controller

Career Preparation: Starting Freshman Year

Career Services at any university is the office that helps students find a job. So, while you may be spending time with the "admissions" staff right now, don't forget to check out a university's "emissions" team as well. The staffing, resources, and philosophy of a career services office tell you much about a university's focus on outcomes and student success.

Influence

The influence of Career Services at Cedarville University goes far beyond coaching resume and interviewing skills, hosting career fairs, setting up internships, or offering interest and skills testing. The team provides a MyPlan Career Assessment at no charge to new students, then advisors help students develop a four-year completion plan. Regular Jobs4Jackets emails keep employment opportunities “top of mind.” Career Services’ staff regularly present in classes, helping students connect job opportunities with what they are studying in their major.

Calling

At Cedarville, Career Services helps students think about their career choice as a calling — the opportunity to use unique God-given talents and abilities to make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ.

Comparing Placement Rates

Success

Cedarville’s placement rates — including graduates who are working in their fields of study — outperform national benchmarks year after year. Even in challenging economic times, employers seek out Cedarville graduates for their academic preparation, work ethic, and character.

Explore the Career Services website for additional resources and information!