Majors and Minors


The Accounting program at Cleveland State University prepares students for careers in business, government and public accounting. It also offers a background in business law, information systems and tax to qualify the student for a leadership position in business.

The Monte Ahuja College Accounting Program is one of only 165 accounting programs worldwide that holds accounting accreditation from AACSB International, the hallmark of management education.

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Students in the Accounting program can specialize in one of four areas by concentrating their electives in their area of interest:
Public Accounting - working for a public accounting firm as a professional auditor or tax accountant.
Governmental or Institutional Accounting - working for a governmental unit or not-for-profit organization as a professional accountant.
Management Accounting - working for a profit-seeking business as a professional accountant.
Internal Auditing - working for a profit-seeking business as a professional auditor.


Click here to see the current academic year's Undergraduate Catalog requirements for the Accounting major.

NOTE:For official requirements, determine your catalog rights, and go to the undergraduate catalog that matches those rights. (The following requirements are ONLY for students whose FIRST semester at CSU is Fall 2011 or Spring 2012. For students who started BEFORE the 2011-2012 school year AND who have been enrolled during at least one of the past three semesters, including summer, please see your undergraduate catalog).

For more information, contact:
Department of Accounting
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, BU 512
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Phone: 216.687.4720