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Dr. Victoria Kaskey
Dr. Victoria Kaskey, chair of accounting and information systems, joined Ashland University in 2008 after 17 years in corporate accounting. She is active in online...Read more

Careers in Accounting

Average Career Salary

  • $80,060

Anticipated demand over next 10 years

  • Anticipated 15 percent growth in demand for accounting majors' professions over the next 10 years.

Recent employers of our accounting graduates include:

  • DFAS (Department of Finance and Accounting Services)
  • Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • The J.M. Smucker Company
  • KPMG
  • Meaden & Moore
  • State of Ohio Auditor's Office
  • Westfield Insurance

Next logical step after graduation...

  • Our graduates usually begin work for public accounting firms or in corporate accounting finance positions. (more)  

Career opportunities for accounting majors include:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Corporate Financial Analyst
  • External Auditor
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Tax Advisor
  • Financial & Estate Planner
  • Valuation Expert
  • IRS Criminal Investigator

Contact Information

Accounting Department

Dr. Victoria Kaskey, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

Multiple internships, CPA exam ready and MBA in five years

We help you put the accounting principles you learn into practice with real-world experience like internships, hands-on projects and national competitions.  Study with excellent professors and work with leading professionals.

We take pride in the fact that many employers tell us that Ashland students outperform those from other schools.

 Why Choose Ashland for Accounting?

  • Ashland University hosts “Meet the Accountants” night for students to network, gain career insight and explore internship and job opportunities.
  • All accounting professors have received at least one accounting certification.
  • The eighth program in the United States, and the only program in Ohio, to hold specialized accounting accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.     Read More...


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