University of Southern Indiana
Accounting students


USI's accounting degree gives you a competitive advantage in the job market.

From the entertainment industry to nonprofit organizations to government entities, having a bachelor’s degree in accounting means you’ll be in demand for your knowledge and expertise. Accounting is sometimes called the language of business, and individuals who are fluent in this language are very valuable.

The Romain College of Business’ accounting program has attained a reputation for excellence, employing the highest quality faculty and offering a challenging, cutting-edge curriculum. Our vision is to provide you with an exceptional learning experience in accounting and to become the preferred source of professionally trained accountants for regional as well as national employers.

USI accounting students have excelled in national and international business case team competitions, including placing as finalists or winning the national annual Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Student Case Competition.

USI's accounting program has earned the ultimate mark of quality: special accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only the top accounting programs in the country hold this designation.

AACSB Accreditation
AACSB logoThe University of Southern Indiana Romain College of Business is accredited in both undergraduate and graduate programs from the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This distinction for both undergraduate and graduate programs has been accorded to only select institutions internationally.

AACSB Accounting logoThe USI Accounting program has earned a separate accreditation from the AACSB International, a distinction shared by only select accredited institutions. Currently fewer than 200 business schools worldwide have earned AACSB accreditation in both their business and accounting programs.

Everything has a business side

Accounting graduates from the Romain College of Business are qualified to excel in all levels of today’s complex business environments. You will have the critical skills that employers are looking for in exciting careers such as:

  • Accounting Education and Research
  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Consulting Firms
  • CPA Firms
  • Entertainment Accounting
  • Environmental Accounting
  • Industry
  • Financial Analysis
  • Forensic Auditing
  • Government
  • Information Technology Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Law School
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Risk and Compliance Professionals
  • Small Business Accounting

Data from 2013-2017 show a placement rate of 98% for USI accounting graduates.

To find out how USI's accounting bachelor's degree can help you get the confidence and professionalism you need to succeed, contact USI Admissions at 800-467-1965.

Why I Chose Accounting


“I never came into college considering accounting, but the faculty in the RCoB helped me understand the value of an accounting degree. It is sort of the “gold standard of business degrees”. With accounting, you can go anywhere and do anything.” - Thomas '21


“I chose to major in Accounting to help me gain an advanced understanding of one of the foundational elements of business. Accounting is a role that will likely always be in demand, and a degree in this field will open the door to numerous career opportunities in my future!” - Kristin '22

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