Studying accounting opens up a world of professional possibilities. And, at Murray State University, our accounting program offers plenty of opportunities for you to get ahead in the business realm. Pursue any of our three tracks — finance, financial planning or information systems — and begin your future career today.

Undergraduate Programs

Area in Accounting

Area in Accounting - Finance Track

Area in Accounting - Financial Planning Track

Area in Accounting - Information Systems Track

Accounting Minor

Graduate Program

Master of Business Administration in Accounting

Master of Business Administration in Forensic Accounting (Online)

Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting (Online)


The department works closely with the Career Services Office at Murray State to provide assistance to our students throughout all stages of the job search process. Possible careers: 

  • Auditor

  • Budget Analyst

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Controller

  • Financial Analyst

  • Forensic Accountant

  • Government Accountant

  • Manager

  • Personal Financial Advisor

  • Tax Professional


Leigh Johnson

Leigh Johnson

Professor and Chair
Department of Accounting

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