Hiram College

Accounting and Financial Management Major

more than just numbers

Are you interested in training for an accounting career while learning to contribute to the world in a meaningful way? Explore the popular, focused Accounting and Financial Management major, which prepares you to become an ethically grounded and socially responsible financial professional.

Who Are Hiram’s Accounting and Financial Management Students?

A successful accounting career requires more than technical expertise. Hiram’s accounting and financial management majors are inquisitive, eager to develop analytical skills. They are leaders on campus, often involved in student-body organizations and athletics. By the time they graduate, they’re eager to pursue well-rounded, high-achieving careers.

About the Accounting and Financial Management Degree Program

The accounting curriculum, embedded in the liberal arts, focuses on developing students’ analytical, critical thinking and communication skills and emphasizes the integration of theory and its practical application. You will be strongly encouraged to extend your learning beyond the classroom setting through:

  • course projects in the field
  • internships
  • study abroad programs.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills lead to success in the field, so we incorporate writing across all of our courses. This emphasis prepares you with both the technical and analytical skills employers look for. Learn more about the accounting degree program requirements.

We also encourage our accounting, or pre-CPA, majors to pursue their interests outside of finance, whether they be music, business, or writing. Popular minors include the following:

How the Accounting and Financial Management Major Prepares You

Hiram accounting and financial management students have the opportunity to join the following professional organizations, introducing them to the industry before they graduate:

  • Institute of Mangement Accountants
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • Certified Financial Analysts
  • Financial Executives International

Like many of our graduates, you will be prepared to pursue leadership positions in for-profit and not-for-profit settings, including a wide range of industry, financial, governmental and healthcare organizations. Our alumni have attended of graduate programs, including accounting and finance, business, international management, public policy and law to name a few. We partner with Case Western Reserve University, Ohio Northern University, and Bowling Green State University to provide our students with scholarship opportunities for a Master of Accountancy.

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Amanda Armeni, CPA

Associate Professor of Accounting