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Degree Overview

In Calvin’s accounting program, we are committed to your success, and it shows. The job placement rate among our graduates remains strong, with placements at organizations including BDO, EY, Goldman Sachs, Gordon Food Services (GFS), Meijer, and Tekton.

Work with industry leaders in every accounting class. Participate in hands-on projects for global corporations. And join an alumni network at places including Deloitte, Plante Moran, and Steelcase.

This page describes the accounting major and minor. The School of Business also offers a Master of Accounting.

Program Distinctives

Prepare for success - Your success is how we measure ours. Our grads' first-time CPA exam pass rate is 25 percent higher than the national average and among the best in the country.
Gain real-world experience - Sure, you’ll have opportunities to intern with global leaders. But, long before you step through the doors of a multimillion dollar company, you will work on projects for them in class.
Learn from industry leaders - Your professors are leaders in their fields. They’ve worked for global companies and are ethical decision-makers. They’ll help you develop your skills and your network.

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Hands-on learning

Act as a consultant for actual businesses on real business problems. As an accounting major, you’ll have this opportunity through Calvin Action Projects (CAPs).

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Earn your bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years

Earn an advanced degree in just nine months. Open opportunities for your accounting career in the public or private sector.



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