What You Can Do With this Degree

The Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy prepares students for work as CPAs, internal auditors, tax advisors/accountants, governmental and managerial accountants, consultants and business advisors, to name a few positions.

The requirements to pass the CPA exam as well as attain other professional certifications are addressed by the program.

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

CPA Information

The University of Illinois Springfield Accountancy program has submitted templates to the Illinois Board of Examiners (IBOE) showing how the UIS BA and MA in Accounting curriculums meet the requirements to sit for the CPA examination.

The approved revised templates are effective 2017 and posted in the ILBOE website. Students can also review the UIS templates here:

UIS BA in Accounting ILBOE Template- March 2017 (pdf)

UIS MA in Accounting ILBOE Template- March 2017 (pdf)

Questions about the CPA exam? Start here at the AICPA student resource website.