Bachelor of Science Degrees in Accounting

Compare 63 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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B.S. in Accounting

Long Island University
Campus September 2019 USA New York

The 120-credit B.S. in Accounting prepares students for acceptance into various master’s programs and for employment in either the public, private, government or not-for-profit sectors in addition to entry-level positions in business, financial and accounting firms. Students learn essential skills in financial and managerial accounting, taxation and auditing. The curriculum provides a systems approach to prepare students to be technically competent, alert to ethical issues and able to adapt to changes in technology, regulation, and globalization. [+]

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The 120-credit B.S. in Accounting prepares students for acceptance into various master’s programs and for employment in either the public, private, government or not-for-profit sectors in addition to entry-level positions in business, financial and accounting firms. Students learn essential skills in financial and managerial accounting, taxation and auditing. The curriculum provides a systems approach to prepare students to be technically competent, alert to ethical issues and able to adapt to changes in technology, regulation, and globalization.

Student clubs for accounting majors include the Accounting Society, which regularly sponsors professional events and host lectures by guest speakers in the accounting profession. The National Association of Black Accountants offers students the opportunity to participate in mentorship and apprenticeship programs, providing them with the hands-on experience that is so critical to future employers.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

The University of Law Business School
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

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. [+]

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.... [-]


BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Cromwell UK International Education
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 United Arab Emirates Ajman

The BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance will equip students to work as finance professionals, specializing in corporate finance and related areas like equity analysis, derivatives trading or foreign exchange dealing. [+]

BSC ( HONS) IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENT: Grade 12th graduate/ two full A-levels (or equivalent) English Proficiency Test MODE AND LENGTH OF THE STUDY: 3 years/ Full Time NO OF CREDITS UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE: BTEC HND Diploma in Business Accounting and Finance – 240 BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance– 120 Total of 360 credit hours AWARDING BODY: Pearson Education Ltd, United Kingdom New Buckinghamshire University, United Kingdom PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:

The BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance will equip students to work as finance professionals, specializing in corporate finance and related areas like equity analysis, derivatives trading or foreign exchange dealing. It will also develop their confidence and transferable skills in areas that are sought by employers, such as communications, problem-solving, critical thinking, and professional development.... [-]


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

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 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

American University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Washington

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.... [-]


Bachelor in Accounting

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 USA Madison Teaneck + 1 more

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 been deemed Outstanding Educators by the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA). Most SCB Accounting majors graduate with a job offer in hand. [+]

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 ... [-]

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 2019 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.... [-]


BSc in Accounting & Finance

University of Bradford Undergraduate
Campus Full time 4 years August 2019 United Kingdom Bradford

Our BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance (with placement year) prepares you for a career in accountancy or the financial sector and gives you a strong understanding of core business principles and practice. [+]

Overview

Our BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance (with placement year) prepares you for a career in accountancy or the financial sector and gives you a strong understanding of core business principles and practice.

You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of how accounting and finance fits into the broader context of business and management, and study topics such as:

Capital Markets, Investment and Finance Auditing Corporate Reporting Taxation Company Law and Administration

The programme gives you solid theoretical foundations and applies this knowledge to real-world commercial situations.

You will be taught by leading academics with extensive experience in the accounting and finance sector. You’ll learn how to develop and apply accounting and finance strategies that enhance corporate value, and develop the techniques and understanding of specialist databases you need for a career in the accounting and finance sector.... [-]


BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Arden University
Online Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2019 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

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.... [-]


Accounting BSc Honours

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

Business success requires a breadth of knowledge and abilities. This course, which brings together business management theory and practice, will enable you to develop the vision, innovation and drive needed for a successful leader in the contemporary business world. [+]

Business success requires a breadth of knowledge and abilities. This course, which brings together business management theory and practice, will enable you to develop the vision, innovation and drive needed for a successful leader in the contemporary business world.

On this course, you will gain a broad range of business knowledge and management skills. The course introduces you to different business functions and provides a broad perspective on the global business environment.

With a specialism towards accounting, you will also learn both theory and practice behind accounting financial management, analysis, and reporting. This opens up a range of further career opportunities in areas such as financial management and accounting in either public, private or third sector organizations.... [-]


BSc in Accounting and Finance

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online Campus Full time Part time September 2019 Cyprus Larnaca USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Kenya Nairobi Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Online + 28 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 specialized 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 ... [-]

BSc Hons in Accounting and Management

Ulster University, London & Birmingham Campuses
Campus Full time 3 years September 2019 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:... [-]


Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Trine University
Campus Full time September 2019 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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