We mean business at Grand View! Our accounting program will prepare you for a successful career. Our internship program is second to none! Being in the heart of Des Moines means access to valuable internships that will put you a step ahead in the job market.
Grand View University accounting graduates excelled in the recent national CPA Examination, with a passing rate of 75%, which far exceeded the national average of 48.4 percent or other Iowa schools at only 54.6%. That put Grand View at 10th in the nation among small schools!
Some of our recent graduates secured the following jobs:
What Can I Do With This Major?
These prerequisites will not be included in the major GPA but must be taken for the major.
Transfer students must earn a minimum of 12 upper division semester credits in Accounting at Grand View. All accounting majors must achieve a 2.2 grade point average in the major and a 2.2 grade point average in their required accounting courses. Required courses in accounting, business administration, and economics are counted in determining the average in the major. Only credits and grade points earned at Grand View will be used to calculate a student's cumulative grade point average.
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Alec Zama • Assistant professor of business, presented a paper at the Midwest Academy of Management Conference (MAM) in Chicago, Illinois, with the following title: Impact of High-CSE CEO on Top Management Team Composition and Size. He has been a reviewer and a presenter at MAM since 2009.
Alec has also been a keynote speaker at the Leadership Iowa Luncheon, a development program organized by the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation where 40 leaders from across the state of Iowa participate in year-long leadership development activities. Zama's speech is titled "American Democracy: An Immigrant's Perspective." In his speech he discussed his experiences living in a communist society and in a democracy while comparing and contrasting the two systems.
Grand View student, Heather Poula received the outstanding accounting and finance academic recognition award from the Iowa FEI Chapter.
Mick Jagger, Janet Jackson, Eddie Izzard and John Grisham studied accounting.
Bubble gum was invented by an accountant.
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Assoc Prof of Bus Admin & Dept Chair
Professor of Accounting
Lecturer of Accounting
Named after college benefactor and former Maytag CEO, Daniel J. Krumm, this academic building houses general-purpose classrooms for business students, a large lecture hall, computer lab for all students, and faculty/staff offices.The university's information technology department is also based out of the Krumm Center.