Bachelor of Science Degrees in Accounting

Compare 59 Bachelor of Science Programs in Accounting

Accounting

Accounting is the language of business and is considered a beneficial foundation for anyone looking to pursue a career in the business world. Those who enjoy the financial aspect of business and determining a company’s bottom line and other financial matters may benefit from acquiring a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Before students decide to enroll in an accounting program, many ask, “What is a Bsc in Accounting?” This degree program provides students with information regarding the basic aspects of accounting standards, subjects, and principles. In addition to basic courses, students may also take more advanced classes covering subjects like auditing, taxes, management services, income tax preparation, and more.

One of the main benefits of obtaining this bachelor’s degree is that it qualifies students to be eligible for employment in the financial sector. Often, employers require applicants to have a minimum of this degree for consideration for the job. Not only will graduates widen their job prospects, but this degree will prepare them to pursue higher education or become a Certified Public Accountant. Once this advanced training is completed, graduates may find that they can advance in their careers faster and receive an elevated income.

The cost of acquiring a degree of this nature depends on the institution attended. The tuition and fees vary for every school based on where the school’s location, the length of the program, and a variety of other different factors.

With a bachelor’s degree in accounting, graduates can work as a public accountant, management accountant, government account, or as an internal auditor. While each of these positions has specific roles, all of them heavily deal with finances and basic accounting principles. 

 

Before starting a degree program, students should heavily consider the benefits and disadvantages of each school they wish to attend and the cost of each institution. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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BSc in Accounting and Finance

Unicaf University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time September 2018 Cyprus Larnaca USA Hell's Kitchen Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos State Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 27 more

This programme provides the necessary skills and values for a successful career in the world of finance. Graduates can be employed in any finance-related position, within the financial services sector, in financial institutions, or in government departments. [+]

This programme provides the necessary skills and values for a successful career in the world of finance. Graduates can be employed in any finance-related position, within the financial services sector, in financial institutions, or in government departments. The programme blends the specialised fields of banking, investment, corporate finance, financial accounting, financial management, management accounting, and auditing with the wider fields of business management and economics.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Bachelor’s degree programme requires the High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma may be considered for entry Applicants with a Diploma or Advanced Diploma in a relevant area may be considered for credit transfer Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements but who have at least 2 years relevant post-secondary professional experience may be considered for entry English proficiency Copy of passport or ID ... [-]

B.S. in Accounting

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Bradford

Want to be popular? Really popular? Graduate with a degree in accounting. Accountants are in high demand right now. And starting salaries are high. If that sounds like the career for you, then our accounting major is a perfect fit. [+]

Want to be popular? Really popular? Graduate with a degree in accounting. Accountants are in high demand right now. And starting salaries are high. If that sounds like the career for you, then our accounting major is a perfect fit.

As an accountant, you'll do more than just track money. You will provide the analysis that will help businesses make financial decisions. And, you won't be stuck in a back room somewhere crunching numbers. Instead, you'll be front and center -- part of a management team.

As an accounting major, you'll have the chance to intern with a public accounting firm. That will look great on a resume. Once you earn your accounting degree, you'll be on track to get certified and become a C.P.A. And you'll be prepared to work just about anywhere. A small business or large corporation. For the government such as the F.B.I., I.R.S. or the D.E.A. In an accounting firm. Or, you could be a forensic accountant and help detect fraud and money laundering.... [-]


B.Sc. in Accounting

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

With Grand Canyon University's (G.C.U.) Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program, you prepare for a future career working as an accountant.

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Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Earn Your Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

With Grand Canyon University's (G.C.U.) Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program, you prepare for a future career working as an accountant. Offered through G.C.U.'s Colangelo College of Business, you learn the core foundations of accounting principles and procedures, and qualify to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.) exam. You may also qualify to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) Examination in most states, while continuing to work toward the 150 credit hours required for licensure.

Degree Outcomes

Become an Accountant

Your coursework for the bachelors of accounting degree includes a focus on accounting principles and theories necessary for preparing financial statements in the U.S. and for decision-making. Explore auditing standards, the procedures involved in the auditing process and ethical issues faced by auditors. You also study the theories and practices of preparing income taxes of corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and individuals. In addition, you examine the principles of cost accounting, including job order systems, process costing, activity-based costing, and budgeting.... [-]


BSc Finance, Accounting and Management

Nottingham University Business School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Focusing on the modern firm and its financial environment, this course provides a strong foundation in accounting and finance theory and practice. [+]

Overview

Focusing on the modern firm and its financial environment, this course provides a strong foundation in accounting and finance theory and practice.

It is accredited by a number of industry bodies and offers exemption from a series of professional exams, including some set by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.

Year one

The first year serves as a broad foundation to the study of a range of business disciplines, including core modules in financial accounting, business finance, management accounting, entrepreneurship, business law, microeconomics, economic policy, organisation studies, business computing and quantitative methods.... [-]


BS in Accounting

Webster University Thailand Campus
Campus Full time

Webster University’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to become qualified and successful accountants. [+]

Webster University’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is designed to equip students with the skills necessary to become qualified and successful accountants.

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at Webster University Thailand provides a wide range of subjects so that students are able to focus on their specific area of interest.

Students enrolled in the course have the ability to pursue opportunities in public accounting, corporate accounting and a number of other related areas of accounting. In addition, students are also provided with a general background in business to provide context to their accounting knowledge.

In an increasingly competitive global environment, today’s graduates are expected to have a high level of understanding and proficiency in their field of expertise. At Webster University Thailand, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program provides students with the practical and theoretical knowledge required to excel as accountants and as professionals in the business world.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting

Gannon University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Erie USA Online + 1 more

Accounting is a promising and highly rewarding career. Demand for qualified accountants trained in preparing financial documentation is expected to increase in response to escalating data-driven decision-making and financial regulations in all types of organizations. Accounting students will gain analytical skills, develop an understanding of business processes, [+]

You Will Learn

Accounting is a promising and highly rewarding career. Demand for qualified accountants trained in preparing financial documentation is expected to increase in response to escalating data-driven decision-making and financial regulations in all types of organizations. Accounting students will gain analytical skills, develop an understanding of business processes, strengthen their ability to communicate effectively and become aware of the importance of the ethical and social responsibilities of accounting.


You Will Experience

Students will experience an innovative education in the Center for Business Ingenuity, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and global software through the SAP® University Alliances program. Students will receive hands-on opportunities through internships and service-learning projects with local and national businesses, as well as through the unique collaboration between Gannon University’s Dahlkemper School of Business, Small Business Development Center and Erie Technology Incubator. ... [-]


BSc Honours in Accounting

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

This course will give you the key accounting and financial skills employers are looking for, as well as broader business and management expertise. You will develop a detailed knowledge of the applied aspects of accounting, together with the team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and commercial awareness which companies need in a complex global business world. [+]

This course will give you the key accounting and financial skills employers are looking for, as well as broader business and management expertise. You will develop a detailed knowledge of the applied aspects of accounting, together with the team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and commercial awareness which companies need in a complex global business world.

These skills and knowledge will open up a range of job opportunities in areas such as financial and management accounting and other closely related fields. You can develop your career in the private or public sector, and the course will help your progression to professional qualifications. The course provides exemption from up to 9 papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The course is also in the process of being re-accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).... [-]


B.S. in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 USA Prescott

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination at ERAU's Prescott Campus rewards inquisitive problem solvers looking for a career in accounting with a specialization in forensics. [+]

According to the industry trade publication Accounting Today, nearly 40 percent of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S. are now expanding their forensics-related services. More than 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies employ Certified Fraud Examiners.

The Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination at ERAU's Prescott Campus rewards inquisitive problem solvers looking for a career in accounting with a specialization in forensics. Graduates of the degree program will be prepared to identify and prevent fraud in public, private, and government sectors.

ERAU-Prescott is one of the only schools in the nation to offer this degree at the Bachelor level, on campus. Designed to meet the requirements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, this program is created so that students can sit for the CPA exam and become certified after completing the additional 30 hours of education requirement. The program, which is an educational partner with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, is also designed to meet the requirements of the federal government (24 semester hours in accounting and a CFE certification) so that students can be immediately hired by the FBI, CIA, or many other government agencies. This degree program covers the following four major sections of the professional certification offered through the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners:... [-]


BS in Accounting

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

Accounting is the process of summarizing, analyzing and reporting financial transactions, in order to facilitate informed decisions by users of the information. Accountants analyze and interpret data and support others in decision making and problem solving. [+]

Accounting is the process of summarizing, analyzing and reporting financial transactions, in order to facilitate informed decisions by users of the information. Accountants analyze and interpret data and support others in decision making and problem solving.

Career Opportunities Jobs directly related to your degree include: Accounting technician Chartered accountant Chartered certified accountant Chartered management accountant Chartered public finance accountant Company secretary

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

Actuary Economist Licensed conveyancer Management consultant Purchasing manager Retail banker Tax adviser ... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Messiah College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Mechanicsburg

Prepare to become a Certified Public Accountant; enter the financial, corporate, personal or tax accounting field; or pursue auditing–all within a Christian perspective. [+]

Accounting at Messiah College

Prepare to become a Certified Public Accountant; enter the financial, corporate, personal or tax accounting field; or pursue auditing–all within a Christian perspective.

As a Messiah College accounting graduate, you will be in high demand by public accounting firms and national corporations, as well as small businesses. In fact, like more than 70 percent of our graduates, you may even find yourself accepting a job offer early in your senior year.

Why study accounting?

As an accounting major, you will develop competencies essential to maintaining, auditing and inspecting the financial records of individuals and businesses. You will also learn the skills necessary for preparing financial and tax reports. Just open your favorite job search board and you'll find a long list of job opportunities for accountants. Nationwide, large corporations and public accounting firms, as well as small businesses and individuals, reflect this demand for trained accountants.... [-]


Bachelor of Business in Accounting

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University
Online & Campus Combined Full time 8 semesters August 2018 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Bachelor of Business and Accounting program prepares learners for a career in the specialized area of professional accounting, and provides them with a solid grounding in essential functions of accounting and finance [+]

The Bachelor of Business and Accounting program prepares learners for a career in the specialized area of professional accounting, and provides them with a solid grounding in essential functions of accounting and finance to operate in public, private and social sector organizations. The program also highlights the global importance of the accounting profession and prepares learners to manage financial transactions in multinational and global companies.

The first two years of the program prepares learners with a strong foundation to understand key business functions and the processes that link them. Advanced courses such as Financial Accounting, Cost accounting, Business Law, Auditing Theory and Practice, Financial Statement Analysis provide a more detailed examination of the functional areas of accounting practice.... [-]


BS in Accounting

University of Denver
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Denver

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, graduates, faculty and others engaged in the accounting profession and related disciplines. [+]

BS Accounting

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, graduates, faculty and others engaged in the accounting profession and related disciplines.

Enlightened Practice means ensuring that our graduates understand the theory and practice of accounting and its ramifications on society, the profession and organizations. Professional Achievement includes accomplishment at each level of one’s career and commitment to lifelong learning, competence and integrity. Knowledge Creation means scholarship which improves our understanding of accounting, the practice of accounting and the process of educating future accountants. Commitment to Community is the process of giving of oneself both to the community that supports one’s efforts and achievements and to the community at large. Commitment to Community is a vital aspect of the accounting profession and is critical to the School’s ongoing success. ... [-]

Bachelor in Accounting

Montana State University Billings
Campus or Online Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Billings

The MSUB College of Business offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with an option in Accounting. [+]

Bachelor in Accounting

Each year, College of Business (COB) students complete more than 25 real-world client-based projects that benefit Billings and the surrounding communities. Students put knowledge into practice through marketing campaigns, finance investment projects and tax preparation, to name a few. COB students can study abroad in Japan, China or India.

In recent years, COB students have placed among the top three in the Capsim International Business Simulation competition, competing against students from Baylor, Cornell, Dartmouth, and Brigham Young University. Our chapter of the American Indian Business Leaders regularly wins or places in the organization’s annual Business Plan Competition. Since 2004, our marketing students have won numerous ADDY Awards for the advertising campaigns they created.... [-]


BSc in Accounting and Finance

AIMST University
Campus Full time 7 semesters March 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Kedah + 1 more

The BSc. (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree programme offered at AIMST University is a-three-and-half year duration period. The program provides a solid grounding in all principal areas of accountancy and finance including conventional areas of financial accounting and reporting, managerial accounting, investment analysis and portfolio management, auditing, taxation, law and ethics, corporate finance, managerial economics and business statistics. [+]

BSc in Accounting and Finance

The BSc. (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree programme offered at AIMST University is a-three-and-half year duration period. The program provides a solid grounding in all principal areas of accountancy and finance including conventional areas of financial accounting and reporting, managerial accounting, investment analysis and portfolio management, auditing, taxation, law and ethics, corporate finance, managerial economics and business statistics.

This undergraduate honors degree programme was specially designed in line with industry trend and demands from employers and by the accounting profession. The course curriculum is expected to offer a balance of academic theory and real-life problem solving skills using case studies that would be proved attractive to a wide range of industries. ... [-]


BSc in Accounting

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Accounting programme aims to provide students with the theoretical, technical and empirical background necessary for financial problem solving and financial decision making within the complex and changing business environment. [+]

Duration (years): 4 Qualification Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Accounting Level of Qualification: Bachelor Degree (1st Cycle) Language of Instruction: English (First and second year courses offered also in Greek) Mode of Study: Full-time or Part-time Minimum ECTS Credits: 240 Profile of the Programme

The Accounting programme aims to provide students with the theoretical, technical and empirical background necessary for financial problem solving and financial decision making within the complex and changing business environment.

This programme has been designed for students intending to pursue a career in accounting, or in any other area where financial accounting information and decisions are a central element. Students will have the opportunity to acquire a broad-based education which will provide a good starting point for the students' later professional work and studies. In addition, students will receive an academic base to which problems arising in their later professional work can be referred, and a way of thinking which will help them to meet the challenges of new ideas and problems.... [-]