The Lariccia School of Accounting and Finance in the Williamson College of Business Administration prepares students for careers in Accounting and Finance. Accounting is the language of business that opens the door to success in every company and organization. Today's CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) are Chief Financial Officers, Managing Partners, Controllers, and Presidents. They work with professional athletes, track down criminals for the FBI, finance your favorite movies, and take care of every kind of business each and every day. Accountants are financial planners that help their companies and clients set a path for the future. In essence, accountants run the business world and there is no sign of them slowing down. "According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors will continue to grow through the next decade." Chances are, regardless of what you're looking for, you can't go wrong with an accounting degree. The opportunities are endless. Employers of Recent Graduates Include: Anness, Gerlach & Williams; Auditor's Office/State of Ohio in Youngstown; Auditor¸s Office/State of Ohio in Columbus; Cohen & Company; Deloitte & Touche in Cleveland; Deloitte & Touche in Pittsburgh; Ernst & Young in Cleveland; Hill, Barth & King; Internal Revenue Service; National City Bank; Packer Thomas, LLP; Price Waterhouse Coopers in Pittsburgh; Schroedel, Scullin & Bestic, LLC and Yurchyk & Davis, CPA's.
The Finance majors are designed to provide the student with the knowledge to enter any number of financial areas as a career or as a management tool in business, public or nonprofit organizations. Finance opportunities can be found in the areas of commercial banking, corporate finance, financial planning, money management, insurance, real estate and investment banking. Employers of Recent Graduates Include: Brennan Financial Group, Second National Bank, and Butler Wick Company.
FINANCE: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNING
FINANCE: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
MINORS: ACCOUNTING, FINANCE