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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
- 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.
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