From the entertainment industry to nonprofit organizations to government entities, having a bachelor’s degree in accounting means you’ll be in demand for your knowledge and expertise. Accounting is sometimes called the language of business, and individuals who are fluent in this language are very valuable.
The Romain College of Business’ accounting program has attained a reputation for excellence, employing the highest quality faculty and offering a challenging, cutting-edge curriculum. Our vision is to provide you with an exceptional learning experience in accounting and to become the preferred source of professionally trained accountants for regional as well as national employers.
USI accounting students have excelled in national and international business case team competitions, including placing as finalists or winning the national annual Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Student Case Competition.
USI's accounting program has earned the ultimate mark of quality: special accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only the top accounting programs in the country hold this designation.
The University of Southern Indiana Romain College of Business is accredited in both undergraduate and graduate programs from the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This distinction for both undergraduate and graduate programs has been accorded to only select institutions internationally.
The USI Accounting program has earned a separate accreditation from the AACSB International, a distinction shared by only select accredited institutions. Currently fewer than 200 business schools worldwide have earned AACSB accreditation in both their business and accounting programs.
Everything has a business side
Accounting graduates from the Romain College of Business are qualified to excel in all levels of today’s complex business environments. You will have the critical skills that employers are looking for in exciting careers such as:
Data from 2013-2017 show a placement rate of 98% for USI accounting graduates.
To find out how USI's accounting bachelor's degree can help you get the confidence and professionalism you need to succeed, contact USI Admissions at 800-467-1965.
Why I Chose Accounting
“I never came into college considering accounting, but the faculty in the RCoB helped me understand the value of an accounting degree. It is sort of the “gold standard of business degrees”. With accounting, you can go anywhere and do anything.” - Thomas '21
“I chose to major in Accounting to help me gain an advanced understanding of one of the foundational elements of business. Accounting is a role that will likely always be in demand, and a degree in this field will open the door to numerous career opportunities in my future!” - Kristin '22
USI ranks in top five for CMA exam success.
According to Strategic Finance, USI’s overall pass rate ranked among the top five at 92%—well above the overall pass rate of 58%. Only Cornell University (95%), University of Wisconsin-Madison (94%) and University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (93%) earned rates higher than USI. University of Pittsburgh (90%) rounded out the top five as the only other university with a 90% or greater pass rate.
Graduate Survey Data
Earnings and employment data of USI graduates, compiled by USI Career Services in coordination with the Office of the Registrar.
Learn more about the accounting profession by visiting Accounting.com.
USI is listed as a participating institution with the Pathways Commission.