Accounting at UMSL

Accounting Programs

  •  Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  •  Master of Accounting
  •  Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting

Career Opportunities

  •  Accountant
  •  Budget Analysis
  •  Internal Auditor
  •  Purchasing Agent
  •  Sales Representative

The College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is ranked in the top 3% of business schools in the United States by Princeton Review. We are the only university in St. Louis accredited for both business and accounting by AACSB, the highest accreditation a business school can receive. Our programs are dynamic, evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the global market.

What UMSL has to offer


Our faculty are recognized for research impact in their fields, but they are not only scholars. They are mentors, passionate about what they do, offering support through informal conversations, career events, seminars, workshops and more. Our internship program helps students secure diverse work experiences from Fortune 500 firms as well as local small businesses. We are invested in the success of every student. For more on UMSL Business, visit business.umsl.edu.

About 150 local executives serve on UMSL Business advisory boards, assisting us with current trends, mentorships, internships, jobs, advice, and financial support. This means that our curriculum remains up to date and relevant to your eventual job search. Of graduates who responded to a 2015 survey conducted by UMSL Career Services, 100% of accounting and 92.5% of all UMSL Business undergraduate alumni had a job or were pursuing a graduate degree within 6 months of graduation.

UMSL’s Accounting department is committed to the highest standard in accounting education through a focus on continuous improvement. The 2015 Public Accounting Report ranked both our Bachelor of Science in Accounting and our Master of Accounting programs 17th in the nation in our size category. Of UMSL Accounting graduates who responded to a 2015 survey conducted by UMSL Career Services, 100% had jobs or were pursuing a graduate degree within six months of graduation.

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UMSL At A Glance

The University of Missouri–St. Louis is the largest public research university located in Missouri's most populous and economically important region. Founded in 1963, we enroll nearly 17,000 students, and we are home to more than 1,400 faculty members.

47 UMSL offers 47 undergraduate degrees from our five colleges.
6We have six 
pre-professional degree tracks.
400+We partner with more than 400 companies and organizations for our internship programs, and nearly 40 different employers conduct on-campus interviews to help you jump-start your career.
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St. Louis: Something For Everyone
UMSL is a vital part of St. Louis, and the city and surrounding areas make up the most culturally vibrant region in Missouri. That means we offer you more than a top-ranked learning environment.
There's a night out with friends on Washington Avenue. An exhibit opening at the Saint Louis Zoo. A home run celebration at Busch Stadium. St. Louis is a place where you can be you.