Hiram College

Accounting and Financial Management Major

Traditional Undergraduate

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, career-focused Accounting and Financial Management major, which prepares you to become an ethically grounded and socially responsible financial professional. Learn the universal language of numbers.

Who Are Hiram’s Accounting and Financial Management Students?

A successful accounting career requires more than technical knowledge; it calls for well-rounded financial expertise rooted in a commitment to making a difference. Hiram’s accounting and financial management majors are inquisitive, eager to develop analytical skills, and responsible citizens. They are leaders on campus, often involved in student-body organizations and athletics. By the time they graduate, they’re prepared to pursue well-rounded, high-achieving careers.

Lyndsey Johns

“In my Organizational Behavior course, we formed teams and explored the content by talking to real business professionals in the Northeast Ohio region and beyond.”

-Lyndsey Johns ‘23

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 you will experience a concentration on writing in all your courses. This emphasis prepares you with both the technical and analytical skills employers look for. Learn more about the accounting degree program requirements.

As an accounting major, you are encouraged to pursue your interests outside of finance, whether they be music, business, or writing. Popular minors include the following:

A Career-Focused Accounting and Financial Management Major

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 Management 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. 

Explore accounting major life after Hiram to learn about CPA preparation and career opportunities.

Request more information about this leading Ohio accounting program to take the next step in your college decision process.


  • Hinsdale

    One of the main academic classroom buildings located on the Hiram College campus, Named after the first permanent president of the College, Burke A. Hinsdale (1870-1882), the building is home to a variety of classrooms and houses faculty offices, and The Office of the President.

  • Burton D. Morgan Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship

    The Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center houses a 50-seat lecture hall, an incubator classroom, offices for the entrepreneurship center director and assistant director, meeting spaces, and a 2-bedroom Entrepreneur-in-Residence suite. The Center occupies 7,105 square feet on the first floor of the residence hall.

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Amanda Armeni, CPA

Associate Professor of Accounting

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