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Department of Accounting

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Wayne Clark, CPA
SBU Accounting Department Chair
(417) 328-1951


Sharla Bailey
Wayne Clark
Jenell Wagner

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Accountants are in demand

Department of Accounting

The Department of Accounting prepares graduates for diversified careers in the practice of public accounting, not-for-profit accounting, internal auditing, federal taxation, and general accounting management, all with a Christ-centered worldview in order to prepare the graduates to be servant leaders in a global society.

Choose between two Bachelor of Science degrees

  • Accounting — Covers the application of accounting concepts in current practice.
  • Accounting and Information Assurance — Includes the Accounting major and additional coursework principally in Computer Information Science. This expanded degree prepares the graduate with a fundamental understanding of accounting practices, information system design, data management and security, and data forensic principles. This undergraduate AIA major is unique among accounting programs in the Midwest.

Why choose SBU Accounting?

  • The program is small by design, with just 9-11 majors entering the program each year. This allows each student to receive personalized instruction and mentoring to meet your needs.
  • Graduates are ready to take certification exams, especially the CPA Exam. By working with you to create a personalized four-year plan during your senior year of high school, you can earn your degree and complete the 150 hours needed to take the CPA exam — all within four years.