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Purdue University’s Accounting faculty and programs are among the nation's top. Through our undergraduate and graduate programs, we prepare students for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and for successful careers as auditors, accountants, consultants, fraud detection experts and more. Our graduates place nationally with Big 4 accounting firms, regional public accounting firms, Fortune 1000 companies, consulting firms, small corporations, not-for-profits and government agencies across the U.S. and internationally.


In addition to leading Purdue students to success, Accounting at the Daniels School is also dedicated to creating and disseminating knowledge. Faculty research appears in top academic journals like The Accounting Review, the Journal of Accounting and Economics and the Journal of Accounting Research, and our faculty present at conferences around the world including American Accounting Association meetings and the Accounting Research Workshop. The Accounting area also hosts an annual Purdue Accounting Theory Conference. Since its inception in 2015, this event has become one of the leading conferences on theoretical accounting research. It attracts to campus renowned and emerging scholars from across the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia.

Journal Articles

  • Jia, X. and R. Menon (2023). "Shareholder short-termism, Corporate control and Voluntary Disclosures." Management Science vol. 69 (1), 702-721.


Our students can join Purdue’s student accounting organizations to network and gain comprehensive experience outside of the classroom.

Daniels School of Business Accounting Area, Management Department
Krannert Building, Room 416
403 Mitch Daniels Blvd.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2076
(765) 494-4420

Department Head: Lin Nan

Accounting Area Coordinator: Gus De Franco

Executive Assistant: Lori Wolf