Date of Completion

Spring 5-1-2008

Thesis Advisor(s)

Larry Gramling

Honors Major



Accounting | Business


This report is on current issue of the shortage of Certified Public Accountants. It discusses the reasons for the shortage, such as the newest 150-hour requirement, as well as the increased need for accountants after Sarbanes-Oxley. Also, It discusses what companies are doing to get more people into the accounting profession and keep the people they have. There is also a Case Study on what Deloitte & Touche is doing to help their firm. This paper develops ideas and possible solutions to help accounting firms deal with and change the current shortage situation they are in.

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Accounting Commons