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If you're looking to develop the knowledge, skills, and values needed to successfully operate in an international, rapidly-changing and technology-driven business world, studying business or accounting at The College of Idaho is the right place for you. Our students receive individual advising from their professors, and international business studies are integrated into virtually every business course, preparing you for leadership in a global business environment.

Why Study Business and Accounting at The College of Idaho?

The College's business and accounting majors integrate study of the liberal arts and business skills—a combination that will enable you to become a skilled problem-solver, effective communicator and thoughtful, ethical leader—exactly the type of person that organizations are looking for.

In addition to core courses emphasizing organizational leadership, ethics, and essential business functions, College of Idaho business majors may choose a specialization with additional courses in finance, marketing, leadership, social entrepreneurship, or accounting. The College's 150-credit Accounting major is designed for students to meet the CPA licensing for the state of Idaho. Business and accounting students also have opportunities to study internationally or participate in internships.

The business specializations offer all College of Idaho students the opportunity to complement their other studies by gaining a fundamental understanding of business.

Career Opportunities for Business and Accounting Students

Your education in business, accounting, or leadership studies at the College of Idaho will prepare you for success wherever you go—whether you choose to work at a corporation, nonprofit organization, or government agency. An education in business also is excellent preparation for anyone interested in starting their own business, whether it's an accounting firm or an art gallery.