Undergraduate Programs


Accountants offer a wide range of financial services in the public, business and government sectors. University of Toledo accounting majors spend two years taking core business classes before specializing in accounting. Graduates find jobs as everything from auditors and tax specialists to chief financial officers. Many UToledo accounting undergraduates go on for an accounting graduate degree — a one-year master of science in accountancy — at The University of Toledo.

Top Reasons to Study accounting at UToledo

  1. Paid internships that earn college credit.
    More than 85% of UToledo accounting majors get well-paid internships that often lead to full-time jobs after graduation. The College of Business and Innovation partners with public accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies in Toledo, Ohio, and all over the U.S. 
  2. High job placement rate.
    93% of UT graduates who majored in accounting find jobs, often before they graduate. Starting salaries average $50,000. The Business Career Programs office helps with mock interviews, job fairs and networking.
  3. An accredited accounting program.
    UToledo’s program is one of just 2% of accounting departments worldwide to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).
  4. A one-of-a-kind accounting lab.
    The Alan Barry Accounting Lab is the only one in the nation with lab licenses for CPA and CMA review material. Free workshops help accounting students study and practice with the tools, software and situations they’ll encounter in the business world.
  5. Networking.
    UToledo's accounting bachelor's degree program is supported by active, dedicated alumni, professionals and businesses in Toledo, Ohio, and across the U.S. The Accounting Advisory Council and Accounting Professionals in Residence programs connect accounting students with working professionals. Mentors offer academic and career advice as well as connections that can lead to jobs.
  6. More options.
    UT’s comprehensive curriculum makes it easy to double major or minor in another area of business, such as information systems or finance.

 

What jobs can I get with an Accounting degree?

Those with University of Toledo accounting degrees are prepared for careers in public accounting, business and government.  They are hired by some of the biggest local and national companies, including CliftonLarsonAllen, Ernst & Young, Libbey, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Owens Corning, Plante & Moran, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

93% of UT graduates who majored in accounting find jobs, often before they graduate. Starting salaries average $50,000. The Business Career Programs office helps with mock interviews, job fairs and networking.

Accounting jobs include:

  • Auditor
  • Global audit director
  • Comptroller/controller
  • Internal auditor
  • Financial analyst
  • Tax associate

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

At UToledo, we take you beyond the textbooks and the four walls of a classroom. These real-world experiences are what help our graduates gain professional skills and land jobs.

Internships

Finding an internship is easy thanks to UToledo’s robust community partnerships with companies and organizations around the region.

More than 85% of UToledo accounting majors get well-paid internships that often lead to full-time jobs after graduation. The College of Business and Innovation partners with public accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies in Toledo, Ohio, and all over the U.S. 

Internship opportunities include:

  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Owens-Illinois
  • Dana
  • Owens Corning
  • Ernst & Young
  • Plante & Moran
  • Gilmore Jasion Mahler
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation
  • Weber O'Brien, Ltd.

Internships help you:

  • Gain practical experience
  • Build your resume
  • Refine your skills
  • Cultivate contacts

Career Services can help you track down job opportunities. You also might be able to receive academic credit for your internship or job.

Research

UToledo is known for its undergraduate research opportunities. Start as early as your freshman year. Work with faculty who enjoy collaborating with students.

99
undergraduates received research funding (2022)
21,000+
hours spent by undergraduates on research

Our Office of Undergraduate Research can:

  • Connect you to faculty mentors and projects
  • Help you find funding
  • Help you present your research at conferences and other events

Study Abroad

Travel, experience new cultures and meet new people — all while earning college credit.

UToledo's Education Abroad Office can help you find the perfect opportunity. You can apply for grants, scholarships and financial aid to help fund study abroad.

  • Semester at Sea
  • Short-term, summer and faculty-led trips
  • Direct exchange programs with other universities
  • Teach English abroad
  • Global health program (med student clerkships)
  • Rocket Kids (work with youth around the world)

Rocket Kids Semester

The Rocket Kids program offers University students a fall, spring or summer semester internship providing recreational programming to U.S. military youth while experiencing the world in locations such as Germany, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Rocket Kids interns will gain practical experience in programming, leadership, health and wellness, creative arts, performing arts, cultural and literary arts, team and individual sports, adventure and outdoor recreation and STEM education.

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On-campus and Part-time Jobs

  • Learn skills that prepare you for a career after graduation.
  • Build your resume.
  • Earn money.

If you want to work, there are plenty of opportunities on campus and at businesses near campus. If you demonstrate financial need, you may qualify for the federal work-study program.

Student Organizations

Our most successful students get involved.

UToledo has 400+ student organizations that will help you:

  • Make friends.
  • Build your resume.
  • Network.
  • Be a leader.
  • Serve your community.
  • Have fun!

Tuition and Scholarships

Most new students don't pay full price. 94% of new UToledo students receive scholarships or other state and federal aid.

Keep in mind: Your cost will vary by college, program and a host of other options. This is the average amount full-time students pay per year.

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Choose Ohio First scholarship

Ohio residents who have been accepted into this STEM program are eligible for the Choose Ohio First scholarship — a four-year, renewable scholarship.

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Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo offer our best and brightest the resources and opportunities needed to unlock your fullest potential. Whether you aspire following graduation to cure disease, innovate technology, advance statecraft, redefine markets, or express creatively, together we can fuel vibrant and promising tomorrows.

Honors students come from a variety of countries, backgrounds and cultures. While we may bond over a tough class, our differences make us blossom.

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Benefits of Honors

The Honors College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes taught by dedicated Honors faculty and complete an Honors thesis or capstone project in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students can also choose exclusive housing in the Honors Academic Village or the historic McKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls.

Explore more about what the Honors College can offer you as a budding professional, inquisitive scholar, and engaged person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 11/16/23