The Accounting department at the Ivy College of Business gives undergraduate and graduate students the skills and expertise to succeed after graduation. Our professors will help hone your skills and turn them into tools for success. You’ll discover the best ways to gather, analyze, and report financial information to make informed decisions. This preparation will help you when you take the Certified Public Accountant exam. You won’t just be ready to work, you’ll be ready to excel.

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Accounting Major

The Accounting major prepares students to analyze, synthesize, and report data so others can use it to make informed decisions.  This program allows students to pursue diverse careers in business and accounting including auditing, consulting, public accounting, budgeting, and forecasting.

Master of Accounting (MAcc)

The Master of Accounting program is designed to meet the needs of accountants in public or private accounting focusing on interpreting and analyzing accounting information for decision-making. Graduates comply with the Iowa Standards for Certification upon passing the Uniform Certified Public Accounting examination.

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Contact Us

Accounting Department
Ivy College of Business
2330 Gerdin Business Building
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

p: 515-294-8112
f: 515-294-3525

Accounting Directory

William Dilla
Chair, Departments of Accounting and Finance
Charles B. Handy/Union Pacific Professor of Accounting

Karen Mallas
Accounting and Finance Secretary
(515) 294-8112