Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Thereís one degree that gives you the education to succeed at just about anything in the business world. Accounting opens doors in every kind of business world-wide. RMUís BS in Accounting will help you develop the important technical, professional and interpersonal skills you need in this dynamic field. Job opportunities in todayís business climate are better than ever for accountants


Over the last two decades, the field of accounting has been changing dramatically in response to such explosive trends as the computer revolution, increased government regulations, frequent tax law changes, the globalization of business, and the on-going downsizing and restructuring of corporations. Your coursework will provide comprehensive coverage in these areas, as well as offering the opportunity to specialize in specific areas of financial accounting, cost accounting, auditing, forensics, governmental and not -for-profit accounting.

RMUís Bachelor of Science in Accounting will:

  • Develop studentsí understanding of the framework of accounting and the application of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Advance studentsí critical thinking and analytic skills in identifying and solving issues within the business environment.
  • Equip students with the ability to use a variety of technologies and applications to solve problems.
  • Prepare students for an accounting specialty in careers that have strong regional, national and international growth potential.

Please view the Accounting course list for details on the curriculum.

Career Opportunities
  • Public Accounting
    • Accountant
    • Auditor
    • Tax Consultant
    • Business Consulting
    • Forensic Investigator
  • Management Accounting
    • Cost Accountant
    • Financial Analysis
    • Planning and Budgeting Accountant
  • Government
    • Federal and State Revenue Agents
    • Federal and State Auditors
    • Financial Institution Examiners
    • Budget Analysis and Administration Accountant
  • Internal Auditing
    • Internal Auditor
    • Information Technology Auditor
    • Environmental Auditor
    • Compliance Auditor

Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.