Accounting Program

An Accounting Degree Tailored For Success

If you are looking for one of the top accounting schools in Illinois, Robert Morris University provides a Bachelor Degree Accounting program designed for success in today’s business environment. Our Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting Degree prepares you to overcome the dramatic changes facing the career in response to industry and global trends. RMU accounting classes educate on such topics as the computer revolution, increased government regulations, frequent tax law changes, the globalization of business and the changing dynamics in modern corporations.

The Bachelor Degree accounting program is backed by Robert Morris University’s reputation as one of the best accounting programs in Illinois. Students will enroll in well-rounded accounting classes that extend outside the classroom. Students will maximize their learning experience through our accounting curriculum by participating in group projects and exclusive internships with our business partners.

An Accounting Program To Equip You for a Future Career

Through Robert Morris University’s accounting program, students will develop an understanding of the conceptual framework of accounting and the application of its generally accepted principles. Students will also learn critical thinking and analytic reasoning skills in relation to identifying how management and industry issues affect accounting principles and impact financial statements.

Accounting schools need to go the extra mile. RMU’s Business Accounting Degree equips students to enhance and utilize a variety of technologies and applications to solve problems in and outside the classroom. Through experience-based learning (EbL) in RMU accounting classes, students will learn valuable principals though exclusive opportunities in real world involvement and apply them to their academic fulfillment. You will learn accounting from faculty with expertise to help you prepare for a career that has strong regional and national growth potential. Hence, graduates will leave our accounting program with the knowledge needed for a successful career as an accountant, budget analyst, financial consultant, tax examiner, financial analyst, financial planner or bookkeeper just to name just a few.

Accounting Classes That Goes Above and Beyond

With regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission, not only can you earn your Bachelor Degree Accounting, Robert Morris University also offers a dual degree in accounting. This accelerated accounting degree program allows students the opportunity to earn both their Undergraduate Accounting Degree and Master in Accounting Degree at the same time. Students who enter this honors accounting program can finish both degrees in 4.5 years as opposed to 6-7 years.

The accounting courses at Robert Morris University will also supply students the tools they need to help prepare them for future accounting certifications such as a Certified Public Accountant. Those who complete the dual degree accounting program will have earned the requirements needed to sit for the CPA exam upon graduation.

In addition to obtaining the professional experience required for this field through Robert Morris University’s accounting curriculum, the main campus in downtown Chicago is within one mile of three of the “Big 4” accounting firms (PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte,Ernst & Young,Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler). Our students also have the opportunity to put their accounting major to work for them by interviewing for exclusive opportunities at companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects Accountant occupations will grow 11% from 2014 to 2024.

  • Public Accounting
    • Accountant
    • Auditor
    • Tax Consultant
    • Business Consulting
    • Forensic Investigator
  • Management Accounting
    • Cost Accountant
    • Financial Analysis
    • Planning and Budgeting Accountant
  • Government
    • Federal and State Revenue Agents
    • Federal and State Auditors
    • Financial Institution Examiners
    • Budget Analysis and Administration Accountant
  • Internal Auditing
    • Internal Auditor
    • Information Technology Auditor
    • Environmental Auditor
    • Compliance Auditor
  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Fraud Detection
  • Auditing
  • Investment Management
97% of Robert Morris University Bachelor Degree Graduates Finish in 4 years or less

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“I am grateful to RMU for the education I received, Robert Morris provided me the foundation I needed to be a successful partner at a Fortune 500 company today.”

– Natasha G., RMU alumni & PricewaterhouseCoopers partner

Go Beyond your Expectations

Students have the opportunity to obtain both their bachelor’s and their master’s degrees simultaneously to save time and money through RMU’s dual degree program.

With a culture of business for over 100 years, RMU also offers the Morris Graduate School of Management for students to expand their knowledge with a master’s degree.

Master of Business Administration

  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management/HR Management
  • Management/Finance
  • Accounting
  • Accounting/Finance

Master of Information Systems

  • Business Analytics
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems Management

Master of Management

  • Higher Education Administration
  • Health Care Administration
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Sports Administration

Master of Science

  • Human Performance

Study Abroad Opportunities available up to 4 times a year in locations such as: Italy, Taiwan, and England