Bachelor of Science Degrees in Accounting

Compare 61 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 (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The University of Law Business School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing their knowledge of accounting and finance, and particularly those who are looking to pursue a career in accounting and finance. [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing their knowledge of accounting and finance, and particularly those who are looking to pursue a career in accounting and finance.

Year 1 provides you with a good understanding of the foundations of accounting and finance alongside the fundamentals of business. Years 2 and 3 gives you in-depth knowledge of how companies use accounting and finance to make decisions, report performance under conditions of uncertainty and risk. The programme provides the intellectual underpinnings required for a professional career in a rapidly changing work environment, a rigorous approach to self-awareness and personal development and a significant exposure to the world of work and its current demands through work experience opportunities.... [-]


BSc Hons in Accounting and Management

Ulster University, London & Birmingham Campuses
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London

The BSc Hons Accounting and Management creates the opportunity to progress your studies within growing areas of professional services. [+]

BSc in Accounting and Management

UCAS course code:79N6

Level of study: Undergraduate degree

Tuition fees 2018/19:

UK/EU – £9,250 International – £10,000

Entry requirements: Grades BCC at A Level, or international equivalent. Grade B in GCSE Maths, or equivalent.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5, or equivalent

Mode of study: Full-time classroom

Duration: 3 years

Assessment method: A combination of coursework and examination or by coursework only

Student finance: Available

Location: London

Start dates: September

About this course

The BSc Hons Accounting and Management creates the opportunity to progress your studies within growing areas of professional services. This course provides a comprehensive grounding in theory and practice, and an excellent foundation for becoming a Qualified Accountant. It also provides an opportunity to secure exemptions from all of the major Professional Accountancy Bodies, whilst keeping many options open to successful graduates to pursue other careers involving Accounting, Business, and Finance. You will have the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and insight in the following areas:... [-]


BSc Accounting and Finance

Mont Rose College of Management & Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Ilford

Mont Rose College of Management & Sciences offers BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course in partnership with Buckinghamshire New University. [+]

Level of Course: BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree Level -6. Bachelors degree with honors. The number of Credit Hours: Upon successful completion of the course the student will have completed at least 360 credits. Mode and Length of Study: 3 years Full Time. Attendance: a Full-time student is required to attend 21 hours per week in term time. Workload: a full-time student will study 120 credits in an academic year, which equates to 1200 notional hours Exemptions: No exemptions are allowed for this programme. INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

On successful completion of the programme a graduate will be able to:

Demonstrate and apply understanding and knowledge of accounting systems and processes with a critical interpretation of the main issues and themes that affect the policy and practice of accounting; Explore and evaluate a range of contemporary business and management issues in relation to BSC Hons Accounting and Finance degree. Analyse empirical evidence concerning financial management, risk, and the operation of global capital markets. Practical Skills ... [-]

BSc in Accounting

American University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Washington DC

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the BS in Accounting program meets the needs of students pursuing professional accounting careers in public accounting or in industrial, financial, governmental, not-for-profit, and consulting organizations. [+]

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the BS in Accounting program meets the needs of students pursuing professional accounting careers in public accounting or in industrial, financial, governmental, not-for-profit, and consulting organizations. Requirements include university writing, mathematics, and General Education courses, the Kogod School of Business (K.S.B.) undergraduate business core, advanced-level accounting courses, and sufficient electives to permit students to pursue a minor, or other areas of interest. Students successfully completing the requirements for the BS in Accounting should be well prepared to sit for the Uniform C.P.A. Examination and for additional study required for professional licensure.... [-]


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.... [-]


BSc in Accounting for Management

Muscat University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Oman Muscat

Accounting for Management focuses on the crucial role which financial information plays in decisions made by management teams, and in the monitoring and planning of a business organization’s objectives. [+]

Programme Details

Accounting for Management focuses on the crucial role which financial information plays in decisions made by management teams, and in the monitoring and planning of a business organization’s objectives. This degree programme is one of a set of undergraduate programmes designed by Aston University and offered at Muscat University. This is a dual degree programme, leading to the award of an Aston University degree and a Muscat University degree.

Programme Objectives

The BSc in Accounting for Management aims to:

Provide students with an excellent learning experience informed by current developments in research and practice. Provide well-qualified and highly employable graduates with key skills for operating in accounting, finance and management roles and for life-long learning and development. Meet the accreditation requirements of the main accountancy bodies (ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA) with a view to earning an appropriate level of exemptions. Ensure relevance by maintaining and enhancing links with business, professional and public sector organizations. Admission Requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

AUM American University of Malta
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 Malta Cospicua

The BS in Accounting is intended initially for students who are pursuing an accounting career in an international firm that adopts/recognizes US-based accountancy qualifications. This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA exam as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA exam in a number of international locations. [+]

The BS in Accounting is intended initially for students who are pursuing an accounting career in an international firm that adopts/recognizes US-based accountancy qualifications. This program contains all necessary courses to prepare for the Uniform CPA exam as administered by the American Institute of CPAs. International candidates are allowed to sit for the Uniform CPA exam in a number of international locations. (Accredited by N.C.F.H.E.)

How to Apply for Undergraduate Admissions

We know the application process to university can feel like a daunting and complex task. At the American University of Malta, we've tried to make applying to our university as simple as possible, and while it is a relatively straightforward process, we do require several supporting documents. Below you will find an easy-to-follow checklist of items you will need to submit, followed with more specific information for each requirement.... [-]


B.S. in Accounting

The State University of New York at Geneseo
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Geneseo

The accounting major provides a thorough understanding of modern accounting principles and procedures within the broader context of a quality undergraduate liberal arts education. [+]

The accounting program at Geneseo is housed within our AACSB, internationally accredited School of Business—the highest level of accreditation or approval possible for an accounting or business degree program. Only 35% of all business schools in the United States hold this distinction. It is a clear indication that experts from the corporate world and other universities regard Geneseo’s programs as truly excellent.

We are also extremely proud of our students' success. Nearly all of our accounting students are employed two months prior to graduation. We have several international student alumni working for the BIG Four and national accounting firms across the U.S., particularly in New York City.... [-]


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. ... [-]

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.... [-]


B.S. in Accounting

Siena College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Loudonville

The Accounting Program encourages students to seek as broad an education as possible by completing minors in the liberal arts and sciences, in such fields as computer science, international business, history or political science. After successful completion of the requisite major or certificate courses, students also fulfill basic requirements for admission to the licensing exams for Certified Public Accountancy in New York State, as well as other professional certifications. Students can sit for the CPA examination after earning 150 credit hours. [+]

Accounting students at Siena are educated in advanced principles, theories and real-world applications of accounting.

The Accounting Program encourages students to seek as broad an education as possible by completing minors in the liberal arts and sciences, in such fields as computer science, international business, history or political science. After successful completion of the requisite major or certificate courses, students also fulfill basic requirements for admission to the licensing exams for Certified Public Accountancy in New York State, as well as other professional certifications. Students can sit for the CPA examination after earning 150 credit hours.

Accountant, audit associate, controller, fiscal analyst, tax auditor—an accounting degree can lead to a host of careers, but to really excel in any, you need strong analytical, communication, technological and teamwork skills. That’s why we emphasize each here at Siena College, a high-impact learning institution located in the heart of New York’s Capital Region. Whether you think you’d like to work right away in the accounting field or pursue a master's, Siena has you covered.... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Trine University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Angola

A career in Accounting starts with our expert faculty, with both US and international corporate experience, both in Europe and Africa. Our program is intense and focused on getting you the best education in modern accounting methods and practices with the goal of sitting for the CMA or CPA exam. You'll get to work with real companies, large, small, and startups to help them manage their businesses' accounting. [+]

A career in Accounting starts with our expert faculty, with both US and international corporate experience, both in Europe and Africa. Our program is intense and focused on getting you the best education in modern accounting methods and practices with the goal of sitting for the CMA or CPA exam. You'll get to work with real companies, large, small, and startups to help them manage their businesses' accounting.

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Accounting

American University of Sharjah
Campus Full time September 2018 United Arab Emirates Sharjah

Accounting is one of the most sought-after professions in the world of business and finance. Careers in accounting include being an auditor, management accountant, financial accountant, tax accountant, budget analyst, public accountant, and working in the government sector. [+]

Accounting is one of the most sought-after professions in the world of business and finance. Careers in accounting include being an auditor, management accountant, financial accountant, tax accountant, budget analyst, public accountant, and working in the government sector. Not only do our students get a solid academic background that prepares them for a competitive job market, but they are also offered an array of opportunities to enhance their academic careers after graduation. We have an exclusive partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (I.C.A.E.W.) to provide a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (C.F.A.B.). In fact, our students can earn the C.F.A.B. qualification by passing just one exam because our accounting major program provides them with exemptions from five of the six I.C.A.E.W. modules. Upon the completion of their degree, our students:... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Accounting

European University Cyprus
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

European University Cyprus Accounting program is internationally accredited, providing students with the skills and knowledge required of professionals working in a globalized industry. [+]

European University Cyprus Accounting program is internationally accredited, providing students with the skills and knowledge required of professionals working in a globalized industry. Students majoring in Accounting at European University Cyprus may obtain exemptions from a number of examinations required to qualify with the following leading UK professional bodies:

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) The Association of International Accountants (AIA) Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

Exemptions from ACCA & ICAEW

Graduates from European University Cyprus Bachelor of Business Administration with specialization in Accounting may be granted exemption for 9 out of the 14 subjects of the ACCA (Association of Certified Chartered Accountants) and for 12 out of the 15 subjects of the ICAEW (Association of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).... [-]


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.... [-]