What can you do with an accounting degree? The paths are infinite.
And recruiters know that Mendoza grads understand how an organization operates and manages its resources. Our accountancy undergraduates achieved a 98% placement rate last year. Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy achieved 100% employment in the past three years.
Accountancy paths include:
The majority of our graduates begin their careers in public accounting and work in auditing, tax, or consulting.
It is common for our graduates to accept accounting, finance, and consulting positions with companies such as Accenture, Citi, Disney, GE, Morgan Stanley, and McKinsey.
Understanding the language of business is a great foundation for starting a business, and many graduates pursue their dream of launching a company.
Nonprofits, Law, Acadamia:
Many graduates follow nontraditional paths, especially guided by the service mission of the University of Notre Dame. An education from Notre Dame uniquely prepares students to excel in any number of environments.
|Full-time employment by firm type
|Percent of Students|
|Big 4 Accounting firms||75%|
|Other accounting firms||3|
Speak with a Mendoza Accountancy undergraduate advisor: 574-631-7324 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Accountancy Placement (2016)
*Placement Rate: 96%
Median Starting Salary: $59,000
|Graduation Plans (155 students)||Percent of Students|
|Notre Dame MS in Accountancy||20|
|Other graduate programs||4|
|Seeking employment or unknown||2|
*CPA First-time Section Pass Rates (2015)
|Notre Dame BBA||83.5%|
|Notre Dame Advanced Degree||84.9%|
*As reported by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) 2015 Uniform CPA Examination Candidate Performance - University Edition
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