Northern State University’s accounting students graduate prepared for careers in accounting, industry, and government. At NSU, you’ll develop the critical thinking and analytical skills needed to manage financial transactions and prepare financial reports, and use those reports to make good business decisions.

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Our coursework will build your skills and give you confidence to apply for professional certification and sit for the Certified Bookkeeper (CB), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) professional exams.  

NSU’s Accounting Club offers opportunities for professional networking, industry knowledge and charitable work.


You’ll find career opportunities in a variety of fields with an accounting degree. Most careers will be in private industry accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, financial analysis and bookkeeping.  

For more information on careers in your major or help choosing a major, contact the NSU Career Center.


NSU’s accounting program supports career readiness through internships that give you a chance to apply your skills in the workplace and gain experience in a variety of fields, such as auditing and taxation, banking and finance, and management.

Our students have interned with public accounting and private industry firms, and government agencies.  As an intern, you also can earn academic credit towards completion of your degree.

The NSU School of Business shares internship opportunities through postings and on-campus presentations and interviews.


NSU students pursuing an accounting degree can apply for NSU School of Business scholarships and other scholarships.

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