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Interior of the Business Building, home of the Lacy School of Business
Andre B. Lacy School of Business


COB class

Strength in Numbers.

We believe in learning by doing. Through practical, hands-on experience, the Accounting program prepares you for a successful career in corporate or public accounting, and provides the foundation to thrive in any business environment.

Our required internships put students in the field with some of the top firms in the nation, delivering significant work experience and professional connections long before graduation. Matched with the individualized attention and advising of our knowledgeable faculty, students will earn more than a CPA, they'll be on a path to a successful career.

Accounting Curriculum

What We Offer

  • Accounting-focused study abroad opportunities
  • We are a National Priority Recruiting school for the Big 4 CPA Firms
  • Close interaction with dedicated faculty
  • Flexibility: choose between a four year program and a five year program
  • Two required internships in both private and public accounting

Masters of Professional Accounting

Our accelerated four-year/dual degree program allows students to obtain both an undergraduate accounting degree and a Master of Professional Accounting degree in four years, while also qualifying to sit for the CPA exam at the end of their senior year.

99% Placement Rate

Butler graduates have worked as accountants, business analysts, corporate financial reporters, financial planners, audit associates, and more. They are hired by organizations including Deloitte, ExactTarget, Johnson & Johnson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Eli Lilly, and Remy International.