Illinois State University

Category: Tier 2 research institution | State: IL

About Illinois State University

Illinois State University was founded as the first public institution of higher education in the state. Established as a teacher education institution, Illinois State has developed into a multipurpose university with degree programs at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. We at Illinois State work as a diverse community of scholars with a commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. More than 160 major/minor options are offered in the Colleges of Applied Science and Technology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Fine Arts, and Mennonite College of Nursing. The Graduate School coordinates 41 masters, specialist, certification, and doctoral programs.

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Why you should attend?

Illinois State University is committed to providing services to veterans and active military that allow them to be successful in their collegiate careers. Throughout campus, knowledgeable staff is available to assist student-veterans from the application and course registration processes to acclimating to campus life. We offer support programs in many offices across campus with a designated person who specializes in the needs of veterans. Veterans and Military Services serves as the primary contact; informing veterans of educational benefits available and help them understand/utilize these benefits. We serve as a resource/referral to other services available on-campus and in the community.


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A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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