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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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67 Results in Accounting

The University of Law Business School

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting and finance, an ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance is aimed at students who have an interest in developing knowledge and understanding of the key aspects of accounting and finance, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a professional career in accounting and finance. It seeks to give students a learning experience that allows them to develop proficiencies that create effective accounting professionals in today’s changing business environment. The curriculum and learning and teaching strategy are complemented by guest lectures and ‘live’ workshops to promote independent learning and increasing their employability skills for the future

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.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Arden courses at GISMA

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is ideal for anyone aiming for a career in this field. This course will provide you with essential financial and management a ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance course is ideal for anyone aiming for a career in this field. This course will provide you with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance. The overall aim of the program is to enable students to acquire the skills relating to key inter-connected disciplines applicable to a range of commercial and non-commercial sectors. By the end of the three years, students should have developed a range of transferable skills that will assist them throughout the careers they choose.

The program is structured across three levels and ensures that students gain a basic understanding of the world of business throughout the three years. The first year will tackle modules such as developing personal and management skills, financing accounting and cost accounting. You will also learn to develop essential decision-making skills which best support the growth of an enterprise. Level 5 will teach students about increasingly important business law and key ethical issues facing businesses today.... [-]

Germany Berlin
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Arden University

Do you want to work in accountancy or finance? Our professional undergraduate qualification in Accounting and Finance has been designed with your career in mind. ... [+]

BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (ACCA)

Do you want to work in accountancy or finance? Our professional undergraduate qualification in Accounting and Finance has been designed with your career in mind. On successful completion, you will be equipped with essential financial and management accounting skills, as well as a strong, broad and practical knowledge of the world of finance.

The award has been designed to provide ACCA exemptions and our application for this accreditation is pending. This course is subject to validation.

Course Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent qualifications in two subjects at GCE A-level plus passes at grade C or above in three subjects at GCSE level. If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Online
AUM American University of Malta

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 qualifi ... [+]

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.... [-]

Malta Cospicua
January 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Peru State College

The Accounting option prepares students for high-demand careers in financial reporting and management. Initial coursework is designed to prepare students for entry-level ... [+]

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The Accounting option prepares students for high-demand careers in financial reporting and management. Initial coursework is designed to prepare students for entry-level accounting positions in government and private industry.

Students who wish to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination will need to complete the additional requirements for the Public Accounting/CPA Focus.

General Studies Requirements BUS 201 | Organizational Communications (3 credit hours)Students study communication foundations, the writing process, and communicating through letters, memoranda, and e-mail messages. The culminating activity permits students to understand the report process ... [-]
USA Peru
September 2019
Campus
Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business

Our undergraduate Accounting program is rated a Top 10 Best Undergraduate Accounting Program in New Jersey by Accounting Degree Review, and several of our faculty have be ... [+]

BS in Accounting Degree Requirements include seven required courses for the major, fulfillment of the University and Business Core Curriculum and a minimum of 121 total credits.

Freshman year, you’ll take introductory courses in business, management information systems and mathematics along with the core curriculum and courses in the humanities and social sciences.

Your second year, you’ll take introductory accounting courses and business courses in various disciplines. Heavy concentration in accounting major courses begins in your third year.

Why Study Accounting at FDU?

Did You Know...

FDU accounting students have scored #1, 3 and 5 on the Certified Public Accountant Exam in New Jersey. Most accounting majors receive job offers one year before they graduate. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) awards scholarships to FDU students. Three FDU faculty have been honored with NJSCPA Outstanding Educator Awards. Certified Public Accounting firms are restricting recruiting only to colleges like FDU that qualify students for the Certified Public Accountant exam. Students in the 4+1 Combined Degree Program can graduate with a BS and MS degree in five years. Required Courses ACCT3241 Intermediate Financial Accounting I ACCT3242 Intermediate Financial Accounting II ACCT3243 Costing Accounting: Measurement and Control ACCT3390 Accounting Information Systems ACCT4261 Advanced Accounting ACCT4263 Auditing Concepts ACCT4267 Fundamentals of Federal Taxation ... [-]
USA Madison Teaneck
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Webster University Thailand Campus

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.... [-]

Full-time
Campus
Richmond The American International University in London

The BSc Accounting and Finance programme is primarily designed for students who are interested in following a career in accountancy or in obtaining professional accountin ... [+]

The BSc Accounting and Finance programme is primarily designed for students who are interested in following a career in accountancy or in obtaining professional accounting qualifications at the start of their business career. Students will gain advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting and finance and learn to understand management concepts within an international business context.

This programme goes beyond the theoretical and quantitative techniques fundamental to accounting and finance. It draws from various disciplines, such as statistics, economics, law and information technology in order to gain a truly solid understanding of the field. With a generalist business and management core, this degree will not just allow you to pursue careers in accounting and finance but in relevant managerial fields as well.... [-]

United Kingdom Richmond
August 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
University of Denver

The School of Accountancy’s mission is to foster Enlightened Practice, Professional Achievement, Knowledge Creation and a Commitment to Community among its students, grad ... [+]

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. ... [-]
USA Denver
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
The State University of New York at Geneseo

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

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.... [-]

USA Geneseo
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

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 ... [+]

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:... [-]

USA Prescott
September 2019
Full-time
8 semesters
Campus
Trine University

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 ... [+]

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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USA Angola
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Warwick Business School

Our BSc Accounting & Finance is a professionally-oriented qualification, which is consistently ranked highly in major UK league tables. You will gain the skills, know ... [+]

Ranked 3rd in the UK for Accounting & Finance by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019

Our BSc Accounting & Finance is a professionally-oriented qualification, which is consistently ranked highly in major UK league tables. You will gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to operate effectively in the fast-paced world of multinational companies and global financial markets.

You will be encouraged from the outset to think critically, enabling you to analyse and interpret real-life business issues in order to devise solutions, helping to prepare you for your career in accountancy, financial services, or management. You will also have the opportunity to develop your interpersonal skills including communication, leadership and team work, to become more adaptable and resilient to change.... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
August 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Exeter Business School

Our BSc Accounting and Finance degree is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in accountancy, finance or business, including those students going ... [+]

Summary

Our BSc Accounting and Finance degree is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in accountancy, finance or business, including those students going on to obtain professional accounting qualifications. A key benefit of this degree is that once you graduate you may be able to gain exemptions from certain professional accountancy exams, depending on the modules you studied and the marks you attained.

The programme itself gives you an understanding of the legal, business and social environments in which accountancy operates and enables you to be conversant in the technical languages and practices of the accounting sector in a market economy. These include measurement and disclosure in financial statements, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, business law, and corporate finance.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
August 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
George Mason University Korea

The Accounting degree (ACCT) prepares students for professional careers in the private and public sectors. The accounting major is designed to produce accounting professi ... [+]

Accounting, BS Overview

The Accounting degree (ACCT) prepares students for professional careers in the private and public sectors. The accounting major is designed to produce accounting professionals who can both generate and apply financial information to solve business problems. Our students learn principles of business and accounting as well as the specific skills and specialized technical knowledge necessary for success in the dynamic field of accounting. Our program emphasizes ethics, critical thinking, written and verbal communication, and effective use and understanding of technology. Our graduates are employed by the assurance, tax advisory, and consulting groups of the top accounting firms as well as Fortune 100 companies. Our proximity to the nation's capital provides unique opportunities for our graduates to work in government and in the federal practices of public accounting firms. The accounting degree program is separately accredited by AACSB International.... [-]

South Korea Incheon
March 2020
Full-time
Campus