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Master of Accounting

Boost your career options with a masters degree in accounting, Calvin's newest graduate program.

Quick Facts

  • 100%

    of majors get real-world business experience through consulting and internships

    85%

    of 2018 graduates are employed or in graduate school.

    6th

    highest student CPA exam pass rate among similar-sized programs

How business graduates achieve success

Calvin business and accounting graduates achieve great results in the business world because of the excellent preparation they receive as students. What contributes to their success?

  1. Professors with corporate experience - Courses are taught by master teachers with years of professional experience at companies such as JP Morgan, Spartan Stores, Domino's, Sears, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, Zondervan, and Steelcase. 
  2. Real-world learning in courses - All business and accounting majors get real-world experience through courses centered around project-based learning. In these courses, you will act as a consultant and help real companies and organizations fix unsolved business problems.
  3. Internship connections - Working in a region with a growing economy means that companies are looking for young professional talent equipped with the quality education that Calvin provides. 
  4. Regular networking opportunities - Calvin's business department and Career Development office offer regular career networking events to introduce you to professionals in your field.
  5. Faculty connections - Professors maintain strong connections to the local and global business community, and will connect you to career opportunities at great companies.

A few possible careers in business

Follow the links below to learn more about each area of study. You can also learn more about your career options at the Calvin Career Center.

Business degree career options

  • Entrepreneurship
    • Business owner
    • Sales account manager
    • Business consultant
    • Business development
  • Finance
    • Financial analyst
    • Personal financial advisor
    • Investment analyst
    • Credit analyst
    • Loan officer
    • Risk manager
    • Budget analyst
  • Human resource management
    • Human resources associate
    • Talent acquisition associate
    • Compensation and benefits associate
    • Human resources consultant
  • Marketing
    • Social media coordinator
    • Market analyst
    • Project manager
    • Marketing research analyst
    • Sales analyst
  • Supply chain management
    • Operations manager
    • Quality assurance agent
    • Supply chain manager/analyst
    • Logistics manager
    • Manufacturing control
  • Accounting
    • Financial analyst
    • Corporate tax accountant
    • Financial auditor
    • Program cost schedule and control analyst
    • Tax analyst
    • Manufacturing control

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