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Accounting involves analyzing, interpreting and communicating financial information.  In the Accounting program, you will study financial, managerial and tax accounting, as well as auditing and systems. Through our challenging curriculum, you will develop skills in critical thinking, problem solving, marketing, management, business law and technology, while preparing to sit for the CPA exam.

The Accountancy program offers an Internal Audit concentration, enabling you to understand the internal audit function of business, which is becoming increasingly important in the global business community.

DePaul professors have a commitment to teaching you the fundamentals of accounting, but also encourage you to become an innovative problem solver.  Professors have served as chief financial officers, controllers and internal auditors for major corporations, bringing in a wealth of experiences into the classroom.

DePaul is located in the heart of Chicago's financial and business community, giving you access to work with leading international accounting and consulting firms.

As an accounting major, you may be selected to become a member of the Strobel Honors Program or receive scholarships for academic achievements.

We also offer a combined bachelor's/master's degree program in accountancy, which allows you to complete a bachelor’s degree and a graduate degree in five years. Through the five year program you will also meet the 150 semester hours required to qualify for the CPA exam.

Internship Possibilities

  • BDO Seidman
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Frost, Ruttenberg, and Rothblatt
  • Grant Thornton
  • Jackson National Asset Management
  • KPMG
  • McGladrey
  • Northern Trust
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • True Partners Consulting

What can you do with this degree?

  • Accounting information systems
  • Auditing/assurance services
  • Budget analysis
  • Consulting
  • Cost accounting
  • Forensic/ investigative accounting
  • Internal auditing
  • International accounting
  • Taxation