Accounting

Accounting is the language of business and the gateway to a variety of fields. Courses like managerial accounting, asset analysis, income tax basics and financial reporting prepare students to be anything from a CPA to a CIA analyst. Accounting provides lucrative tools for success in the business world.

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Hear from professors and students about what makes JBU's accounting program great.

Get Real Experience

Six Reasons to Study Accounting at JBU

Reason #1

Get Real Experience

JBU has Fortune 500 companies right in our backyard. Gain incredible real-world experience and exposure through summer internships.

Build a Business

Six Reasons to Study Accounting at JBU

Reason #2

Build a Business

In strategic management class, accounting seniors write a real business plan with other business majors and build all the financials for the company.

Change Lives

Six Reasons to Study Accounting at JBU

Reason #3

Change Lives

Use business concepts to develop viable outreach projects that improve the quality and standard of living for people in need through the JBU business club ENACTUS (Entrepreneurs in Action).

Compete for Cash

Six Reasons to Study Accounting at JBU

Reason #4

Compete for Cash

Students present their capstone business plans in the Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition for cash prizes. JBU teams frequently place in the top three and go on to compete at the next level.

Get Hired

Six Reasons to Study Accounting at JBU

Reason #5

Get Hired

Employers know that JBU accounting students are cream of the crop. Accounting students quickly find great jobs in their field after graduation.

Learn from the Best

Six Reasons to Study Accounting at JBU

Reason #6

Learn from the Best

JBU’s accounting professors have real-world accounting experience all over the world and teach the complexity of accounting with real-life application.

Tonya Suarez

Faculty Profile

Tonya Suarez

Assistant Professor of Business

Before JBU, Suarez worked at Arthur Anderson, in private and international. She takes her personal experiences and uses them to bring textbooks life in the undergrad and graduate programs.

M.S., University of Arkansas
B.S., John Brown University

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LeAnn Caudle

Faculty Profile

LeAnn Caudle

Professor of Accounting

A licensed CPA, Caudle has 15 years of experience in higher education and 10 years of industry experience with public, private, and governmental entities. She loves helping students overcome doubt and achieve their goals.

Ed.D., University of Arkansas

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Alumni Profile

Emily Hornok '08

Senior Accountant at Rasco Winter Abston Moore & Associates, LLP

“The JBU College of Business gave me a solid accounting education to help me be successful as a CPA. JBU also taught the importance of being a self-starter. I had multiple opportunities to apply my education to real-world situations through the internship program and the strategic management class. Strategic management helped refine my problem-solving, research and presentation skills.”