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Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership

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Busse EPIC Accounting (CPA)

Be challenged.  Be on the cutting edge.  Be in demand.

Accounting is the language of business and accountants are always in demand. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accounting job opportunities are expected to grow by 22% by 2018. Also a 2011 survey completed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants states that close to 90% of firms plan to hire accounting graduates and 71% of the largest firms plan to hire more accountants.

As a Busse EPIC (Entrepreneurial Program with Integrated Cooperatives) CPA student, you will gain two years of paid work experience through a series of four to six month co-op rotations in a successful CPA firm or business.

The unique combination of co-op experience and academic coursework gives you the required 150 hours of college credit to qualify for the CPA exam. You will graduate in only four years.

Sound incredible? That's why we call it EPIC.

In addition to gaining extensive paid work experience, you will also receive:

EPIC experience + rigorous academic preparation = a relevant accounting education. Put your education into practice.

EPIC Admission Requirements