Accounting & Information Systems

Success After Susquehanna

Graduate working in the business field

Accounting

A degree in accounting provides many career options. These include Certified Public accountant (CPA), controller, treasurer, financial analyst, and systems analyst. The study of accounting also provides excellent preparation for professional management careers or graduate study in business or law.

The major at Susquehanna includes educational prerequisites to take the CPA and CMA examinations in Pennsylvania and most other states. The department advises students interested in public accounting in states other than Pennsylvania to contact their state boards or visit the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy website for information regarding examination requirements.

Recent graduates are employed at: 

  • Ernst & Young
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency
  • Deloitte
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • Harsco
  • Hewlett-Packard Co.
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • US Army Audit Agency

 

Information Systems

A degree in information systems also provides many career options. These include programmer/analyst, systems analyst, web developer, systems integrator, security analyst, database administrator, and network administrator. Additionally, the study of information systems can supplement and strengthen majors of any discipline. A major in information systems also provides a basis for graduate study. Many recent graduates work for several years before obtaining an M.B.A or other graduate degree.

Recent  graduates are employed at:

  • Ernst & Young
  • Booz Allen
  • Deloitte
  • Hewlett-Packard Co.
  • Internal Revenue Service 
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • Merck & Co.
  • Microsoft
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers


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