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School of Accountancy

School of Accountancy

The School of Accountancy in the Coles College of Business prepares professionals ready to use business understanding and interpersonal skills, as well as accounting expertise, to move their organizations forward. We connect theory and practice at all levels of education, in our research, and in our consultations with the business community.


Quality Accounting Program in the State of Georgia

We attract students who are prudent with their resources and who want to bring their strengths to bear and make a genuine contribution to their future employers. In addition to accounting skills, our graduates understand business in a broad sense, know how to ask critical questions, value their own strengths, listen to others, and work well in teams. With more than 30 full-time faculty members and small classes, each student receives personal attention as they build their skills.

Learn more about majoring in Accounting and our Master of Accounting degree program.

Student Success Data - View statistics on our most recent graduate and undergraduate programs.


Our Vision and Mission

Read the School of Accountancy’s Vision and Mission for the future.


Research on Business-Relevant Issues

In addition to teaching, our faculty pursue research in areas that have major impact on practice, in the short- and long-term:

  • Accounting information systems
  • Auditing
  • Bankruptcy prediction
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Decision making and judgement
  • Fraud
  • Internal auditing
  • Internal controls

The School of Accountancy in the Coles College of Business is accredited by AACSB in both business and accounting.


Growth for Accounting Professionals

The School of Accountancy stays in touch with the accounting profession. Two centers of excellence at the Coles College of Business may be of interest to working professionals in the field, the Internal Audit Center and the Corporate Governance Center. Thanks to our internal auditing program, KSU is 1 of 7 Universities and Colleges in the world that is recognized at the Institute of Internal Auditor's Excellence Level.

Department Faculty

Read more about our respected department faculty.

Engage School of Accountancy

Alumni, community partners, and employers Contact Nicole Pearce to engage SOA.

Contact School of Accountancy

Burruss Building 211; 470-578-6084
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