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Location: Chicago, Schaumburg
Start Term: Fall, Spring
Program Type: Major, Includes Accelerated Master's Option

Through Roosevelt University’s accounting program, students will develop an understanding of the conceptual framework of accounting and the application of its generally accepted principles. Students will also learn critical thinking and analytic reasoning skills in relation to identifying how management and industry issues affect accounting principles and impact financial statements.

Expectations & Requirements


Through experience-based learning (EbL) in RU accounting classes, students will learn valuable principals through exclusive opportunities in real world involvement and apply them to their academic fulfillment. You will learn accounting from faculty with expertise to help you prepare for a career that has strong regional and national growth potential. Hence, graduates will leave our accounting program with the knowledge needed for a successful career as an accountant, budget analyst, financial consultant, tax examiner, financial analyst, financial planner or bookkeeper just to name just a few.

Sample Courses

  • Financial Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Fraud Detection
  • Auditing
  • Investment Management