Accounting Careers and Employment
The accounting department at the Walton College enjoys strong relationships with corporate partners. These corporate connections are enhanced through networking events, speaking events, and academic activities – culminating in employment opportunities.
The Career Development Center at the Walton College provides MAcc students with personalized career planning. Their dedicated staff focuses on your career aspirations and assists you with your resume, interview skills, job search strategies, and salary negotiations. On-campus interviews are typically held in the Career Center's office on the 2nd floor of Willard J. Walker Hall. Learn more.
You Asked. They Answered.
Members of our Accounting Department Advisory Board relate their experiences as college students, and take time to offer their industry and career insights.
The majority of students will begin interviewing for their internships during their sophomore and junior year, as most internships are designed to take place during the Spring or Summer of the Senior year. Recruiters consider internships to be a key strategy for full-time employment recruiting. Learn more.
Accounting Degree Programs
The MAcc program is a 30-hour program designed to be completed in one year for students with appropriate backgrounds in business administration and economics and with an undergraduate concentration in accounting.Learn More
Accounting Certification Exams
While your focus as a student is naturally on taking a certification exam, remember that this is just a step towards professional certification. In addition to passing a certification exam, there are additional requirements (e.g., experience requirements, continuing education requirements) for professional certification or licensing that you also must fulfill after graduation.Learn More
New & Noteworthy
Jonathan Shipman, Shaila Miranda and Alexey Malakhov are Walton College’s department chairs for the accounting, information systems and finance departments.
August 25, 2023 | By Lori McLemore
Gary F. Peters, chair of the William Dillard Department of Accounting, was named the senior associate dean for Walton College.
July 12, 2023 | By Lori McLemore
Our Graduates Work At:
- BKD, LLP
- Ernst &Young
- Erwin & Co.
- FedEx Freight
- Frost PLLC
- Grant Thornton
- Hogan Taylor
- Hudson Cisne, & Co. LLP
- JB Hunt Transport Services
- JPMS Cox PLLC
- Koch Industries
- Windstream Communications