The undergraduate program in Accounting at UALR provides the background needed for entry-level positions in the work place and/or advanced study in the field of accountancy. As completion of the Accounting major requires 30 hours of Accounting courses, by  careful selection of courses and satisfactory academic performance, individuals may qualify for and be successful on certifying examinations leading to such professional designations as Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), etc.