An Accounting degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead is a great choice if you want to be a decision maker in business. Accountants are in high demand as knowledgeable and ethical accounting professionals are essential leaders in helping a business or organization achieve its goals and objectives.
AACSB Accreditation ensures you’re getting the highest quality business program. Less than 5 percent of the world’s business schools are accredited.
Dedicated Accounting faculty bring a unique blend of industry and academic experience to the classroom. All Accounting faculty members have at least one professional certification in the accounting profession, such as CPA, CMA CIA, CFE, ABV, ASA, MCBA, and CEDFS.
Professional advising through your sophomore year. Upon admittance to the program, you’re assigned to an accounting faculty member.
Accounting Student Success Stories
Standing out as a servant leader
David Dietz, president and CEO of Preference Employment Solutions, Fargo, N.D., will speak to students about reaching their potential at MSUM's 2023 Student Academic Conference.
Creating community with a good fit in finance
When Kevin Hanson walked into Gate City Bank one morning in 1983, he didn’t know if they were hiring. He had graduated with a bachelor’s in finance from MSUM two days prior and opened a phone book just hours before to look for job openings.
Craig Weiss receives Distinguished Alumni Award
Craig Weiss, as a recipient of a 2022 MSUM Distinguished Alumni Award, honed his leadership and entrepreneurial skills with nearly 35 years in the banking industry.
MSUM’s Accounting program offers a unique and wide selection of learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Whether you call it engaged learning, experiential learning or just being adventurous, we hope you will explore the options that spark your interests, strengths and passions.
MSUM’s accounting program allows you to choose the field you want to work toward. Here is just a sample of accounting careers that are predicted to have major job growth through this decade.
Accounting Related Careers
|Career||Job Growth (2021-2031)||Median Pay|
|Chief Financial Officer||17%||$131,000|