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Department of Accountancy

Our accountancy professors bring real world professional experience to the classroom and will help you gain your own through internships at accounting firms, state government, and area businesses.

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By the time you graduate, you’ll be prepared for this challenging career and to pass professional exams in accounting – CPA, CMA, CIA, and CISA.

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Matthew Motley

Motley2Accountancy’s Matthew Motley was one of  ten UIS students selected to present their research during the inaugural University of Illinois Undergraduate Research Day at the Illinois State Capitol. His research, entitled “IRS: Just Another Politically Biased Organization” investigated the intersection of politics and tax law with respect to the IRS. Read More »

Matthew is also a 2014 UIS Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society inductee.

Matthew finished his Bachelor’s degree in Spring 2014 and is currently pursuing his Master’s in Accountancy.


IMG_0252 Accountancy Professor Leonard Branson is the recipient of the 2014 Faculty Excellence Award recognizing his sustained, career-long accomplishments at UIS in teaching and scholarship.  Read More »


We welcome new faculty members joining us in Fall 2014:


Richard Alltizer

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Frank Nation

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