The mission of the Department of Accounting is to contribute to society by providing an effective, inclusive and innovative learning environment, producing high quality research, promoting the accounting profession, and engaging with the business community.
We are one of only 180 universities worldwide to achieve dual accreditation in both business and accounting from AACSB International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. AACSB accreditation is the gold standard for students seeking the finest education and companies seeking cutting edge talent.
- Among less than 2% of business schools worldwide to receive dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting.
- Ranked Among Top 100 MSA programs by TFE Times.
- One of 79 accounting programs worldwide to receive IMA endorsement.
- Member of the CGMA Finance Leadership Program.
- Member of the ACFE Anti-Fraud Education Partnership.
- Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors' Academic Awareness Program.
- CPA Becker Review.
SUPPORT FOR STUDENT SUCCESS
Meet the faculty and staff of the KSU Accounting Department.
The Department of Accounting invites top accounting scholars to share their current research with our faculty and doctoral students.
ACCOUNTING PROFESSION & CERTIFICATION
An overview of the Accounting Profession
Career Trajectories for Accounting Students and the new Online Master of Science in Accounting Program
Hear from Drew Sellers, EDM, CMA, former chair of the Department of Accounting at Kent State’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship. Sellers shares highlights on the accounting program including career trajectories for accounting students and the Online Master of Science in Accounting program.
Accounting certifications can be used to enhance your career, achieve promotions and get pay raises. There are a range of options available and some may be a better fit for you than others, depending on your career goals. The following is a sample list of certifications available in the accounting area.
Department Chair for Accounting
550 Business Administration Building
Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship
P.O. Box 5190
Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242