Students in this concentration discover how to apply accounting principles in financial, production, processing, or retailing sectors of the agriculture and food industry.
Master the principles of auditing, derivatives, corporate finance, and managerial and financial accounting and learn how to apply them in production, processing, or retailing sectors of the food and agriculture industry.
Complete a summer internship with a Fortune 500 company like John Deere, Caterpillar, Archer Daniels Midland or a public accounting firm like Deloitte or Price Waterhouse Coopers or Crowe Horwath. Join the AgAccounting Club for networking and educational events.
Leverage the internship experience by securing a full-time position as a corporate accountant upon graduation. Or continue your education for a one-year certified Masters of Accountancy Science program to earn the additional 24+ hours required to become a certified public accountant (CPA) and meet the minimum 150 hour requirement.
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