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Accounting

In the accounting program, you will learn to analyze data, solve problems, think critically and communicate financial information to various audiences — preparing you for a rewarding career with unlimited potential.

Highlights

  • If you are interested in the CPA exam, our program will prepare you and help you meet all requirements.
  • Internships and part-time jobs will prepare you for immediate entry to the professional workforce. Working alongside industry professionals, you will gain experience measuring, analyzing and communicating the financial health of organizations to managers, investors, creditors and regulators.
  • You will be part of a student-centered community, where you will be encouraged and inspired individually by supportive faculty.
  • The Illinois College Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience, learning valuable skills while providing a needed tax service to the community, working with clients and using professional software.

Outcomes

Recent accounting alumni can be found working at some of the top companies in the country, such as Sikich, LLP, ADM and State Farm. Others are working for the FDIC at various locations nationwide. Zumbahlen, Eyth, Surratt, Foote & Flynn, Ltd is a local CPA firm that also employs many IC graduates. Many alumni also choose to take the exam to become licensed as U.S. Certified Public Accountants.