Be CPA-ready

  • Fulfill state 150-credit hour educational requirement to sit for the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam.
  • The CPA exam focuses on higher-order cognitive skills, increasing the value of graduate courses in accounting.

Co-op to Career

As a second semester senior, you will earn money working full-time at a top public accounting firm. You will learn to develop superb insights and skills during the accounting busy season. Co-op students will often receive priority consideration for permanent positions at partner firms.

Participating Co-op partners include:

  • BKD
  • BNY Mellon
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • FedEx
  • Grant Thornton
  • Grossman Yanak & Ford
  • Hill, Barth & King
  • KPMG
  • PNC
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Schneider Downs

Take no classes and pay no tuition but retain full-time status while on Co-op.

Program Eligibility

  • Eligibility is limited to current freshman or sophomore students in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business.
  • Once admitted, you must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3 to stay in the program and be Co-op eligible.