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Kent State University

Kent State University
Kent, OH
College of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

The undergraduate accounting program at Kent State University works to prepare students for entry-level careers in the accounting profession.  High quality teaching focuses on enabling students to achieve their personal and professional potential.

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Ohio has 75 colleges and universities, many with very good accounting schools. Over the next seven years, the accounting industry is expected to grow by 22 percent.  In Ohio, the median annual wage for accountants was $62,830 in 2009.

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Ohio Northern University

Ohio Northern University
James F. Dicke College of Business Administration
Ada, Ohio
Bachelor of Science, Accounting; Certification in Forensic Accounting

The Accounting degree offered through the James F. Dicke College of Business Administration offers a certification option in Forensic Accounting. The program is accredited by the Certified Fraud Examiners and is the only program of its kind in Ohio, and one of only a handful in the country. All accounting majors participate in highly coveted internships their junior or senior year with some of Ohio's top companies. Accounting majors can join The Institute of Management Accountants, which provides a dynamic forum for young professionals to develop and advance their careers. Ohio Northern University is a Methodist institution.  

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At Accounting Careers for Dummies we have profiled the accounting programs at colleges across the US. Below is a list of profiles of Ohio colleges:

Case Western Reserve University

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Miami University

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio
Farmer School of Business
Bachelor of Science, Accountancy, Bachelor of Science Accountancy/MBA Business Administration

Miami University's undergraduate accountancy program, offered through the Farmer School of Business, is ranked 11th in the nation by The Public Accounting Report. The Farmer School of Business' accountancy program focuses on oral and written communication, critical thinking, problem solving, computer technology, and teamwork. The average class size in Miami University's program has 25 students and personal attention from faculty members is emphasized. According to the school, 92 percent of Farmer School of Business graduates secure employment within the first few months of graduation, while 5 percent go on to graduate school. Admission to the Farmer School of Business is limited and incoming freshman are urged to apply by the early decision deadline.   

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Ohio State University

Ohio State University,
Columbus, Ohio
Max M. Fisher College of Business
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Ohio State University's accounting program, offered through the Max M. Fisher College of Business, is ranked 9th in the accounting undergraduate program by The Accounting Report's Annual Professor's Survey. The Max M. Fisher College of Business founded and continues to host the Accounting Hall of Fame, a program that honors executives who have made significant contributions to accounting practice and thought. Meaningful outreach activities, improving the management of organizations, and scholarly research are all emphasized in the accounting program's coursework. The most common class size at Max M. Fisher College of Business is 20-24 students, and Ohio State University has one of the highest first-year student retention rates in the United States. The Fisher Tax Clinic provides free tax preparation services to low-income taxpayers in the Columbus area, and provides accounting majors with hands-on accounting experience.

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Ohio University-Athens, College of Business

Ohio University-Athens, College of Business
School of Accountancy
Athens, Ohio
Bachelor of Science, Accountancy

The School of Accountancy at Ohio University incorporates the Business Activity Model (BAM) into their undergraduate accounting curriculum to instill a problem-solving approach in the classroom. BAM provides challenges that help students in their independent research and team-based activities because it provides students with real life situations and challenges, beyond traditional textbook training. Ohio University's College of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The top 3 Accounting Journals, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Research, and The Accounting Review, have all placed Ohio University's School of Accountancy program as one of the top 10 Accounting programs in the U.S. for the 2009-2010 academic year. The Ohio Center for Professional Accountancy (OUCPA) benefits Accounting students by providing an exchange of information about current trends in the accounting profession. Ohio University has been voted one of the country's most beautiful campuses and the average class size is 10-19 students. 

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Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University
Weatherhead School of Management
Cleveland, Ohio
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

The undergraduate Accounting program at Case Western Reserve University, offered through the Weatherhead School of Management, is ranked #15 on BusinessWeek's list of Specialty Business Programs. The Weatherhead School of Management is fully accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The student/faculty ratio at Case Western Reserve University is among the best in the nation and most classes have only 10-14 students. The Accounting curriculum is designed to enhance decision-making, critical thinking, and quantitative analysis. Weatherhead School of Management's Co-ops, internships and study abroad opportunities help bring theory to life.      

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University of Cincinnati, School of Business

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
School of Business, Department of Accounting
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

The University of Cincinnati’s undergraduate accounting program, housed in its School of Business, features an experienced faculty, a wide range of career resources, and multiple experiential learning programs designed to refine students’ practical business skills.

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University of Dayton

University of Dayton
Dayton, OH
School of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Accounting

The University of Dayton’s undergraduate accounting program is designed to prepare students for meaningful and fulfilling careers in public accounting, industry, and government. With a faculty devoted to upholding Catholic values in the Marianist tradition, all majors within the college’s School of Business Administration emphasize ethics, leadership, and public service.

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