As an accounting major, you’ll take courses in topics such as:
- Accounting information systems
- Financial accounting
- Management accounting
- Government accounting
While you’re mastering the details of accounting practice, you’ll also explore a comprehensive business curriculum that nurtures critical thinking skills, encourages teamwork and builds your writing abilities. You’ll discuss ethical and moral issues, while acquiring management skills in a Christian context. And you’ll gain understanding of business challenges from a global perspective, integrating awareness of current events and financial trends.
The MC Experience
Founded in 1946, the School of Business is MC’s largest school. With more than 6,000 graduates, our track record is exceptional. Our alumni include CEOs, CFOs, and leading executives who make a positive impact on their communities.
While hundreds of students choose MC’s School of Business each year, you’ll still benefit from small class sizes and personal connections with faculty. Our faculty offer a wealth of professional experience from the business world, with 20 out of 22 also holding a Ph.D. in their field. This has led MC to consistently produce top CPA exam scores in the nation.
Students also get to hear real-life perspectives from the Executive Speaker Series that brings in top-level executives and successful entrepreneurs to campus each semester. Recent speakers have included: Steve Forbes; Condoleezza Rice; John Brock, CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises; Mike Ducker, COO of FedEx; and Dan Cathy, COO and President of Chick-fil-a.
Mississippi College’s School of Business is located in Self Hall, a state-of-the-art learning facility. Recently updated with a multi-million dollar renovation, Self Hall features building-wide wireless internet and up-to-the-minute stock tickers displayed throughout the building. Labs are equipped with up-to-date computer technology and specialized software for business applications.
The School of Business partners with local, national and international businesses to provide benefits to our community and valuable learning opportunities to students like you. These organizations include:
- State Farm Insurance
- Regions Bank
- M & F Bank
- Trustmark Bank
- KPMG LLP
- Horne LLP
- Bancorp South
- Bank of Brookhaven
- BKD LLP
- many, many more
Students benefit from great opportunities for informational interviews, career services, networking events, and desirable internships.
Delta Mu Delta
Mississippi College’s business students get plenty of opportunities to shine. One option is Delta Mu Delta, the national honor society for outstanding business students. Delta Mu Delta encourages scholastic achievement in business and recognizes high-performing students with honors and awards.
Build on your business training with a global outlook at Mississippi College. MC offers study abroad programs in Costa Rica, France, London, Austria, Seoul and Spain. You can take classes and earn credit while strengthening your language skills and broadening your cultural horizons.
Began as an auditor at the Jackson branch of KPMG, an international accounting firm. In 2011, he was offered a position at KPMG in Sydney, Australia, where he is now a manager working with many large, multinational clients from around the world including Shanghai, Hong Kong, London, and Chicago.
Founded a successful financial services firm, Huffman & Company. Based in Flowood, MS, Huffman & Company provides a wide range of financial services to local individuals and businesses.
A CPA, Partner, and Director of Business Advisory and Accounting at Horne, LLIP, based in Ridgeland, MS. Not only has he achieved excellence in his more than 30 years of public accounting, he gives back to the community, serving as a board member on more than half a dozen not-for-profit organizations.
Serves as Independent Director of Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, but most of his 35-year career in accounting has been spent at KPMG LLP, where he served as a Managing Partner at the Nashville office from 1999 to 2006, leading a team of more than 100 members.