Victoria Myers


Victoria Myers: Beaver-Falcon MAcc Scholarship. 
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"Accounting is the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarized, interpreted and communicated to owners, managers and other interested parties. In short, accounting is the language of business." (Price, Haddock and Farina 2012)

Accounting might be for you if you: 
  • Are detail-oriented
  • Are mathematically-inclined
  • Are analytical
  • Like solving problems
  • Like working with others

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 1,216,900 employed in the accounting/auditing profession in 2010. By 2020 an estimated 1,411,604 will be employed in the impressive growth of 16%. >>>occupational outlook

Bluffton has a strong internship program and strong placement after graduation. Our accounting students and graduates have worked for public accounting firms, non-profit organizations, manufacturers, financial advisors, and local and state government agencies.

Explore the courses required for a

A FOUR-YEAR PLAN is provided as a guideline for course selection leading to an accounting major.
Forms to declare a major or minor in accounting.

Preparing for the CPA exam
Ohio requires candidates sitting for the CPA exam to have earned 150 semester hours of academic credit. Bluffton requires a minimum of 124 hours for graduation. However, a candidate does not have to earn a master's degree to take the CPA exam.
Learn how you can earn 150 credit hours at Bluffton.

Student Stories

Austin SiefkerTwo years ago, Austin Siefker was among the first students to take Bluffton’s distinctive Becoming a Scholar course. Today, the junior from Lima serves as a student mentor for a section of the course.
Austin, an accounting and business administration major, is a student mentor for Dr. Julie DeGraw, vice president for student life and dean of students. “I’ve talked to Julie a lot when I’ve been on campus, so personally we know each other very well,” he says.  >>>more


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