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.
Student Success Data - View statistics on our most recent graduate and undergraduate programs.
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
- Bankruptcy prediction
- Corporate governance
- Corporate social responsibility
- Decision making and judgment
- 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 the only college and university in the State of Georgia that is recognized at the Institute of Internal Auditor's Comprehensive Level.
Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field.