The accounting program gives students the foundation needed to become a CPA or work in corporate management, government positions, or entrepreneurial endeavors.

As an accounting major you will build the skills you need to succeed in just about any career or position in the business world. Become a CPA, pursue a career in finance or corporate management, work for the government, or start your own business.

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Accounting Fact


Accounting is the language of business, and it’s the most common undergraduate degree held by CEOs of the largest corporations in the U.S. And because accountants typically understand the business so well, they are frequently considered for management roles outside of accounting.

Broyhill Business Fellows


Broyhill Business Fellows Program

The Broyhill Business Fellows Program at Meredith prepares students for top internships and job placements through specially designed leadership and professional-development activities that complement any major in the School of Business. Read more »


Internships


Credit Suisse Internship

Meredith accounting students gain experience through internships with organizations ranging in size from sole proprietorships to multinationals to state and federal government. Recent placements include Credit Suisse, N.C. Department of the State Treasurer, and KPMG. Read more »


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Would you rather have $1,000,000 today, or the money that you get from starting with 1 penny and doubling it every day for 30 days? Watch video »

Would you rather have $1,000,000 today, or the money that you get from starting with 1 penny and doubling it every day for 30 days? Dr. Mary Jane Lenard, professor of business at Meredith College, considers this question in a minute-long video about the principle of compounding.

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