How we shine...
Recent statistics show that nearly 1/3 of students graduating have already accepted employment at the time of graduation
About 90% of students known to be seeking employment have found employment within 3 months of graduation
The relationships between students and faculty continue for years after graduation
The department is one of four AACSB accredited accounting programs in the state
Our faculty know our students and our students know our faculty
One of less than 10 universities in the world with an AACSB International accredited undergraduate (only) program
100% of the accounting faculty have held one or more professional accounting certifications
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College of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
About Accounting...The ULM Department of Accounting seeks to serve ULM students, as well as the university's professional, business, and governmental constituencies, and the community as a whole. In fulfilling its mission, the department gives priority to excellence in teaching while emphasizing service and intellectual contributions.
What you can do with this degree:Advisory Services, Assurance Services, Corporate/General Accounting, Cost Accounting, Financial Auditing, Governmental Auditing, Hospital Accounting, Income Tax Preparation, Internal Auditing, Investigative Auditing, Management Consulting, Managerial Accounting, Personal Financial Planning, Revenue Agency
Our graduates have gone on to work atCPA Firms, Corporate Finance Departments, Government Agencies, Non-profit Organizations, Self-Employment
Where have our students gone on to graduate school?Various Graduate Programs to earn: MBA, MPA, MAcc, LLM
Check out some of our learning opportunities:
- Students may earn academic credit hours for hours worked through BUSN 4061
- International internships are often available to qualified accounting majors
- Students are regularly engaged in research activities i.e. income tax projects
- Financial statement learning campaigns
- Government and non-profit accounting research
- IIA/LSCPA chapter attendance
- Accounting PASSPort program
- Students are exposed to a wide variety of professional social opportunities (e.i. Meet the Firms, Last GAAsP Cookout, Meet and Greet
- Business Symposium, etc.) for developing networking, communication, and leadership skills
Take advantage of online learning.Currently three (3) accounting courses are offered online.
Get involved beyond the classroom:Beta Alpha Psi, Accounting Service Council, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)
Where are our faculty's interests?Every faculty member maintains membership in professional accounting associations. Nearly every faculty member is certified in at least one professional accounting specialization. Those certifications include certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, certified management accountant, and certification in Quickbooks. Research interests of the faculty overall include international financial reporting standards, taxation, ethics, pedagogy, entrepreneurial accounting/finance, and accounting technology.
Accreditation/Affiliations:Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International