A Career You Can Count On.
Accounting is the universal business language. Learning this critical language will
allow you to communicate and understand the financial operations of any organization
in any industry across the globe. We prepare our students for careers in public accounting,
industry, and government through courses in financial accounting, cost, audit, taxation,
and internal auditing. Regardless of what industry you’re interested in, the beauty
of accounting is that the skills you’ll learn are relevant to every organization,
making accountants some of the most influential people in the business world.
WAYS TO STUDY ACCOUNTING AT LSU
Our programs prepare students to attain functional proficiency in accounting technology, demonstrate research skills, defend proposed solutions to accounting problems, and improve communication skills.
LSU Department of Accounting faculty and doctoral students regularly publish in top academic journals. We are committed to growing the knowledge, understanding, and innovation of the accounting field.
Our internationally recognized faculty are leaders in their fields and are dedicated
to sharing their knowledge and real-world experience with their students.
The No. 1 Internal Auditing Program in the World
Selected by the Institute of Internal Auditors as the Pilot School to develop an innovative educational program in internal auditing
The LSU Center for Internal Auditing & Cybersecurity Risk Management (LSUCIA&CRM) offers a unique and dynamic curriculum that emphasizes tactical, strategic, and operational auditing as a value-added consultative function.
Programs for Professionals
The Department of Accounting brings together the community of accounting professionals from the state and region for transformational continuing education experience. Attendees gain perfect their skills and learn the modern standards in accounting practice. Many of our training programs qualify for CPE/CLE credits. Learn more about our programs below.
Accounting Advisory Board
The Accounting Advisory Board strengthens the department’s position as a premier institute of research and education. The advisory board serves as a body of counsel and a means of advancement for the department. The board connects accounting and industry professionals who seek to increase the department’s visibility. These talented professionals donate their time, abilities, and resources for our benefit.
Exceptional students, faculty, and alumni are profiled in Tiger Tactics, the department's annual magazine. The comprehensive publication highlights research achievements, student organizations, experiential learning opportunities, donor impact, and much more.
The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business is proud to announce the 2023 Hall of Distinction inductees--Kip Knight and Joaneane Smith. In addition, this year's Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient is Jacques Bourque.
The E. J. Ourso College of Business welcomes seven new faculty members for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Professional conferences enhance the academic experience for undergraduates in the E. J. Ourso College of Business.