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Biblically Integrated. Experientially Based.

Accounting majors at Huntington University learn how to communicate with numbers to help decision-makers create value in our society. 

Our Business faculty will equip you to think both strategically and through the eyes of faith as you progress through a curriculum designed to prepare you to become either a CPA or a CMA. You’ll complete your course work in either three or four years and, should you choose, you can progress into our MBA program.  A minor in Forensic Accounting is also available.

In addition to traditional classroom instruction, you will learn accounting through well-paid internship experiences and by working with our student-operated business ventures, Clear Insights and Clear Distribution. You will be well received into the business community after the completion on your degree. In a typical year, all of our accounting majors have jobs secured before graduation. 

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Where can your accounting degree lead?

You can become a financial accounting, a internal auditor, an FBI agent, a budget analyst, a cost manager, a risk & compliance officer, a treasury analyst, a forensic account, and more! But you don't have to wait until you graduate to build your resume. At Huntington University, you can land an internship that might springboard your career. Our accounting students have held internships at World Gospel Mission, Parkview Health System, United REMC, Krones Inc., Continental Structural Plastics, United Way, and NTN Driveshaft, just to name a few. To learn more about internship opportunities at Huntington University, check out the Enterprise Resource Center

Where are HU grads today?

Jamon Hammel, 2013

While a student at HU, Jamon Hammel found success both on the baseball field and in the business department. He appreciated that all of his business professors were genuine people who went above and beyond to ensure that students maximized their potential.

“The business department sets a high bar for performance and demands that students commit to mastering both technical skills and soft skills,” he said. “My classmates embraced the challenge throughout our four years together, and we continuously challenged one another to perform at a high level.”

After graduating in 2013, he relocated to Roanoke, Indiana, and began working in public accounting. After two years, he knew he wanted to transition to work in the private industry, and he began searching out opportunities for a new career.

“While meeting with Parkview Health representatives at a job fair, I met someone with close ties to HU,” he said. “This person knows that HU graduates are well-positioned for success in the workplace as a result of their HU education and experiences. This connection helped to open the door for me, and for this I am very thankful! Parkview is the premier employer in the region with a tremendous reputation for caring for its employees, so I felt compelled to pursue a job with Parkview.”

He now serves as the finance manager for the primary care service line of Parkview Physicians Group (PPG). He analyses the financial performance of family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine and walk-in-clinic practices. He supports physicians and operational leaders in identifying opportunities for improvement, including exploring the financial viability of various growth initiatives. His main role is to summarize the financial performance and trend of the business and summarize the information in a concise way that allows PPG physicians and operational leaders to move the organization forward.

Clear Insights

Clear Insights is an entirely student-led business with one main mission: to provide your business with affordable, high-quality services.

Clear Distribution

Clear Distribution gives you the opportunity to learn the fulfillment by amazon system, develop product concepts, purchase and manage inventory and more.

Forester Coffee Company

Forester Coffee Co. coffee distribution business is designed to give students valuable business and marketing experience.