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.


  • If you are interested in the CPA exam, our program will prepare you to meet all requirements.
  • Internships and hands-on learning will prepare you for immediate entry into 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 tax assistance to the Illinois College community, using professional software.

You can now also pursue a degree in accounting through our fully online program


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 regional 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.