Resources

KSU offers an abundance of resources for students. Below is a list of quality resources that the School of Accountancy believes will help you along your journey.

Student Organizations

Join a group of likeminded students to help you grow in your professional career.

ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) - ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills. ALPFA provides many programs and benefits to aspiring Latino students interested in accounting, finance or related career professions. alpfa.ksu@gmail.com

National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) - Student group with similar academic and future professional interests in accounting and business. NABA promotes the tremendous benefits of studying accounting and exposes its members to vast array of career opportunities as well as an array of social outlets the organization provides. Please email Naba.ksuchapter@gmail.com for more information.

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) – The international honors society for accounting, finance, and information system students. KSUBAP.com

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Certifications

Putting letters behind your name is very important in the accounting profession. Find a certification that best fits your career goals.

Get Certified – This website will give you information on all the certifications. The “gold standard” is Certified Public Accountant (CPA). There are over half a million licensed CPAs in the United States. The CPA credential is the most recognized and broad certification you can earn. CPA is only one of the many options. Use this website to find one that is a good fit for you.

Becker CPA Prep - Kennesaw State School of Accountancy has partnered with Becker CPA prep to provide you with Becker's All Access package at a discounted rate of $2,350. This includes a complete four-part CPA review with an unlimited access period. Students can use Becker's self-study, live online classes, live in classroom classes, digital and print textbooks, digital flash cards and access to CPA exam success coaches.

Georgia Society of CPA’s Student Membership – A Georgia Society of CPA’s Student Membership is a great resume builder, a way to connect with the profession, and provides you great content for interviews to prove you know what is happening in the Georgia Accounting world. The one-time fee grants you access as a student member for one year after graduation. Join today!

Recruitment Handbook – Do you need …..  resume examples, sample interview questions, elevator-pitch examples, thank you note examples, help in preparing for a career fair and lots more? Use this book to guide you.

Dress for Success – Do you know what business casual and business professional dress means? See this guide to get to know how to Dress for your Success.

Handshake - Handshake is an online career opportunities platform used by many universities across the country. KSU’s Handshake board is the central way that employers can advertise events and positions directly to students and alumni. Find your next job or internship here.

Social Media

School of Accountancy, YouTube and other social media platforms provide lots of information on how to find your best fit. Subscribe to and watch Career Conversation with Nicole Pearce.

Instagram @KennesawSOA

Facebook @KennesawSOA

Twitter @KennesawSOA

Academic Resources

MAcc

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree program is an accelerated, cohort-based graduate program designed to help undergraduate accounting (business) majors achieve their professional and career goals and certification requirements in a dynamic learning environment. Our program is designed for students to prepare and to sit for all sections of CPA exam while in residence.

Honors College

KSU Journey Honors College offers a community within a university to academically talented, highly motivated students. Benefits include scholarships, priority registration, student abroad opportunities, and more. Apply today!

Internships

Internships are a must for accounting majors. To receive college credit for an internship you must register for the course just like any other academic course. Get more info on how to turn your internship into college credits.

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