The Accounting Department will help accounting students to plan and complete their course work in a timely fashion. Business Administration majors, with a concentration in accounting, are prepared for wonderful accounting careers. The accounting program fulfills all the undergraduate academic requirements to sit for the CPA exam. Many students choose to fulfill the 150 credit hour requirement for the CPA license by attending graduate school (here at Monmouth University) or by supplementing their undergraduate program with a minor or second concentration.
Today there are unlimited career opportunities for accountants and CPAs. The choices are infinite and choosing a career path can become a major challenge. Students and recent graduates preparing to sit for the CPA exam need to be aware of new developments in the profession.
Whether students choose to start their careers in public accounting firms with Big Four, medium sized, or small firms, the accounting profession is an exciting place to be. You may decide to work in private industry or for governmental or not-for-profit organizations. The accounting profession today is high profile, exciting, and offers endless opportunities to build the career you want. To find out more about a career in accounting, visit the web sites of these professional organizations:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants: www.aicpa.org
Institute of Management Accountants: www.imanet.org
New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants: www.njscpa.org
These professional organizations have student membership benefits available at reasonable fees. Consider enhancing your employability by joining one or more of these organizations.
A Faculty of Prolific Scholars
Monmouth faculty members emphasize teaching and the development of close student-faculty interaction. Many combine a mastery of theoretical principles and scholarship with practical experience in the business world. At Monmouth, students are able to establish personal relationships with accounting professors, who are active in research and in the business world.