The quality of Calvin's business and accounting programs are most clear when you consider the consistently stellar career results of recent graduating classes. So when you invest four years of your life in one of our programs, you can be confident that your coursework and real-world experiences will translate into future success.

Master of Accounting

Learn more about Calvin's newest graduate program.

Quick Facts
  • 100%

    of business and accounting majors get real-world business experience through course consulting projects and internships.

  • 100%

    of 2017 graduates are employed or in graduate school.

  • 6th

    Calvin student CPA exam pass rates consistently rank highly among other colleges with mid-sized accounting programs, such as Vanderbilt, Cornell and University of Chicago. In 2012, Calvin ranked 6th.

How business graduates achieve success

Calvin business and accounting graduates achieve great results in the business world because of the excellent preparation they receive as students. What contributes to their success?

  1. Professors with corporate experience - Courses are taught by master teachers with years of professional experience at companies such as JP Morgan, Spartan Stores, Domino's, Sears, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, Zondervan, and Steelcase. 
  2. Real-world learning in courses - All business and accounting majors get real-world experience through courses centered around project-based learning. In these courses, you will act as a consultant and help real companies and organizations fix unsolved business problems.
  3. Internship connections - Working in a region with a growing economy means that companies are looking for young professional talent equipped with the quality education that Calvin provides. 
  4. Regular networking opportunities - Calvin's business department and Career Development office offer regular career networking events to introduce you to professionals in your field.
  5. Faculty connections - Professors maintain strong connections to the local and global business community, and will connect you to career opportunities at great companies.

A few possible careers in business

Business major job titles

  • Entrepreneurship
    • Business owner
    • Sales account manager
    • Business consultant
    • Business development
  • Finance
    • Financial analyst
    • Personal financial advisor
    • Investment analyst
    • Credit analyst
    • Loan officer
    • Risk manager
    • Budget analyst
  • Human resources
    • Human resources associate
    • Talent acquisition associate
    • Compensation and benefits associate
    • Human resources consultant
  • Marketing
    • Social media coordinator
    • Market analyst
    • Project manager
    • Marketing research analyst
    • Sales analyst
  • Operations
    • Operations manager
    • Quality assurance agent
    • Supply chain manager/analyst
    • Logistics manager
    • Manufacturing control

Accounting major job titles

  • Financial analyst
  • Property sales and use tax analyst
  • Capital assets accountant
  • Congressional aide
  • Controller
  • Corporate tax accountant
  • Financial assistant
  • Financial auditor
  • Program cost schedule and control analyst
  • Staff accountant/auditor
  • Staff tax accountant
  • Supply chain coordinator
  • Tax analyst
  • Tax and audit staff
  • Accounting software implementation representative

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