Find Your Major

The Accounting major provides students with the pre-professional training that will enable them to solve tomorrow’s complex problems and become leaders in business and related fields.

Future Accountant, begin here. Go anywhere. 

Accounting majors have two degree paths from which to choose:

  • 120-hour degree, the 4-year private tract
  • 150-hour degree, the public track qualifies students to take the Certified Public Accounting Exam (CPA): majors may select from a wide variety of elective courses including courses in other departments to receive more specific training or further develop skills and expertise
  • OR, complete the private track and then complete a master's degree.
  • CPA Preparation
Internship Opportunities
Caterpillar, Inc.
Elkhart Grain
State Farm
Career Opportunities
Certified Public Accountant
Financial Advisor
Tax Accountant
Internal Auditor
Non-Profit Accounting
Staff Accountant
Managerial Accountant
Controller
Forensic Accountant
Government Accountant
Accounting is a good fit for those who are:
Analytical
Critical Thinkers
Detail Oriented
Good with Numbers
Leaders
Problem Solvers
Service Oriented

Staff Contacts

Brian McDonald

Accounting Program Contact

bmcdonald@eureka.edu (309) 467-6412

300 East College Ave
Eureka, IL 61530

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99%

Eureka College graduates are employed or in graduate programs within six months of graduation.

4%

Growth in job outlook through 2029 for accountants.

$73K

Median annual salary for accountants and auditors.