Future Students

The Adkerson School of Accountancy is a professional school that combines a general, broad business, and accounting education. This program will prepare you for positions in public, private, or governmental accounting. It is also an excellent foundation for the study of law. You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership and interpersonal skills by participating in an internship program. Students meeting certain criteria are given the opportunity to join several student organizations, which are sponsored by the Adkerson School of Accountancy.

Career Opportunities

An accounting degree from MSU will enable you to pursue a variety of career opportunities. Public, private, and governmental accountings are the most common career choices for accounting graduates. Some graduates use their accounting degree as a foundation for a career in related business professions.

Accounting Career Paths

  • Private Accountant
  • Public Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Controller
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Entrepreneur
  • Attorney

Course Curriculum

Accounting Major Course Curriculum Accounting Minor Course Curriculum


Accelerating Students into the Accounting Profession (ASAP) is a fun-filled and interactive three-day summer camp designed for rising high school seniors to create an interest in accounting and provide an overview of the various career opportunities within the accounting profession. Campers will be housed in a campus residence hall and get a glimpse of what college is like as a "bulldog" at Mississippi State University!