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Accounting

  • Area/Department: Accounting
  • Advising Info: Academic Advisors
  • More Info: Accounting Department
  • Career Options: Students graduating from the department are prepared to obtain employment in a competitive job market, start a business, or continue their education in graduate and professional degree programs. Typical professions that accounting students embark upon with their undergraduate degree include: Certified Public Accountant, management accountant, financial analyst, internal auditor, government agent (FBI, IRS) and tax accountant.

Accounting faculty

The Accounting Department offers students the opportunity both to develop practical skills and acquire general knowledge in Accounting, a field with extensive career and post-graduate research opportunities. Graduate students are invited to look at the tracks available in our Master's of Accountancy.

The accounting major provides students with the theories and procedures necessary to prepare them for the many facets of the accounting profession, such as public, industrial, managerial, tax and government accounting. Moreover, the College of Business allows for a hybrid accounting information systems major, with a curriculum developed with the Information Systems department of the College of Business, for those students interested in using both accounting and information skills in a single career path.

Students graduating from the department are prepared to obtain employment in a competitive job market, start a business, or continue their education in graduate and professional degree programs. Typical professions that accounting students embark upon with their undergraduate degree include: Certified Public Accountant, management accountant, financial analyst, internal auditor, government agent (FBI, IRS) and tax accountant. Examples of job opportunities for students majoring in accounting information systems include technology-based positions in both managerial and financial accounting, electronic auditing, computer security, systems consulting, and forensic accounting.

Related Degrees and Programs

  • Accounting, Minor: For students who are interested in broadening their Accounting knowledge and skills while in pursuit of other degrees.
  • Accounting, Bachelor of Science Degree: The Accounting major provides students with the theories and procedures necessary to prepare them for the many facets of the accounting profession, such as public, industrial, managerial, tax and government accounting.
  • Accountancy, Masters Degree: Students completing the Master of Accountancy program develop strong technical and accounting skills and are exposed to state-of-the-art tools and techniques in auditing, financial reporting, and taxation.

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Phone(775) 784-4912
Fax(775) 784-1773
Location Ansari Business Building
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Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  NV  89557-0024
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