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A bachelor’s degree is a four-year undergraduate degree and is the standard for higher education throughout most of the world. Bachelor’s degrees can be earned at state universities, at private universities, at community colleges and via online universities.

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting will teach, besides accounting focused subjects, business mathematics, management theory and business economics and law. Graduates will be able to work in different fields of accounting such as managerial accounting, financial accounting, taxation or auditing.

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University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business

The accounting major provides students with a comprehensive, well-planned and balanced learning experience designed to prepare graduates for success in the accounting pro ... [+]

Bachelor in Accounting

The accounting major provides students with a comprehensive, well-planned and balanced learning experience designed to prepare graduates for success in the accounting profession and the business community. Students are prepared for many different career paths and graduate with a foundation well suited for advancement.

Accounting is often called the “language of business.” Businesses plan, assess, and report the results of operations, financial condition, and cash position using accounting principles to prepare financial statements that express business operations to both internal and external users of financial information. External users assess creditability, performance, risk, and investment potential while internal users assess the efficiency of resource allocation, performance, and achievement of strategic objectives in the daily management of a business. All organizations, whether large or small, rely on accountants to record and report the activities of the business.... [-]

USA Tampa
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Lakeland University

Most colleges offer an accounting degree. But our degree will make you more attractive to employers than most. Why? Because at Lakeland, you won’t just learn how to crunc ... [+]

Most colleges offer an accounting degree. But our degree will make you more attractive to employers than most. Why? Because at Lakeland, you won’t just learn how to crunch numbers. You will get out of the classroom and apply your knowledge in a real-world setting. And that’s exactly what employers want to see on a resume.

Come to Lakeland, and your out-of-class accounting journey will include:

A required internship, that we will help you land, that’s worth three credits toward your degree The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which involves you preparing actual tax returns for in-need members of the Sheboygan community (our accounting students prepared more than 500 returns in 2013) Field trips to renowned corporations, such as Kohler Co. Required job shadows of local accounting professionals, that we will help set up Four-year course plan ... [-]
USA Plymouth
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Slippery Rock University

The Accounting program prepares you for success in the challenging and rewarding field of accounting. The integrated curriculum focuses on developing your accounting skil ... [+]

Bachelor in Accounting

Learn the language of business.

Prepare for a rewarding career with a major in Accounting at SRU.

Accounting

Offered by: School of Business

The Accounting program prepares you for success in the challenging and rewarding field of accounting. The integrated curriculum focuses on developing your accounting skills and knowledge while enhancing your communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills as well as technological proficiency.

Why Choose Accounting?

As an accounting student, you'll be introduced to a variety of software programs used by accounting professionals that provide realistic application of practices and procedures in an environment that simulates the workplace.... [-]

USA Slippery Rock
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Cabrini University

Major or minor in Accounting while taking core business courses to prepare for your career in accounting or to continue your education.Major or minor in Accounting while ... [+]

Major or minor in Accounting while taking core business courses to prepare for your career in accounting or to continue your education.

You also have the ability to participate in the 4+1 Master of Accounting program: by taking three graduate Master of Accounting courses during your senior year, you can earn your graduate degree with only seven additional courses.

Featuring a common business core that integrates the various strategic areas of business and an internship program that integrates classroom theory with practical experience, our Accounting program will prepare you for the next step in your accounting career, whether you’re ready for the professional world or choose to continue your education.... [-]

USA Radnor
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Washington & Jefferson College

The Accounting program prepares students for careers in public accounting, private business and not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities. ... [+]

The Accounting program prepares students for careers in public accounting, private business and not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities.

Accounting is often called "the language of business." As with any language, to comprehend its meaning one must not only read it, write it, and speak it but also understand the context in which it is communicated. Within the college’s liberal arts environment, the accounting program develops students' technical competencies while stressing critical thinking and analytical abilities as well as written and oral communication skills. Additionally, the importance of ethical considerations and the significance of the interdisciplinary nature of societal problems are emphasized as we help students prepare for careers in public accounting, private business and not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

The accounting major at Saint Mary’s prepares students for a variety of careers in accounting. Course work accommodates students interested in public accounting (CPA), ma ... [+]

Accounting Major/Minor

The accounting major at Saint Mary’s prepares students for a variety of careers in accounting.

Course work accommodates students interested in public accounting (CPA), management accounting (CMA), controllership, taxation, and/or governmental accounting. Saint Mary’s accounting program meets the requirements for taking the Uniform CPA exam in Minnesota and many other states. The university offers several ways for students to meet the educational requirements for CPA licensure. Students who are considering the CPA path are strongly encouraged to consult an accounting faculty member early in their college career to individually determine the best way to meet the requirements.... [-]

USA Winona
August 2019
Full-time
9 months
Campus
Carleton University Undergraduate

The Sprott School of Business offers a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) program that provides a complete business education. The program is very flexible with eight concentr ... [+]

Program Summary

The Sprott School of Business offers a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) program that provides a complete business education. The program is very flexible with eight concentrations, as well as options to add co-op, study abroad and/or a minor in another subject.

The first two years of the BCom program consist of foundation courses in all business areas. You will also develop critical skills in various forms of business communications, including presentations, cover letters and resumés.

The Sprott School of Business also offers a separate Bachelor of International Business degree program.

Experience firsthand what Sprott has to offer by shadowing a Sprott student for a day. Learn more and register now for Sprott Student for a Day!... [-]

Canada Ottawa
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Ferrum College

The mission of the Ferrum College business programs is to offer educational programs and activities that prepare business students both personally and professionally, for ... [+]

The mission of the Ferrum College business programs is to offer educational programs and activities that prepare business students both personally and professionally, for the managerial challenges of the global competitive environment, through individual and group work and through the blending of instruction and experiential learning.

The business program is now incorporating an international focus in many of its courses, as a recognition that we live in a globally connected world. Students may also study for a summer or semester abroad, taking courses or participating in internships that provide them with real-life experience.

Accounting majors have the opportunity to prepare tax returns for members of the local community, giving them an opportunity to have real, hands-on experience and to live our Ferrum College mission of service. We also compete in Enactus, or "ENtrepreneurial ACTion for others creates a better world for US all." This initiative allows our students to create outreach programs to benefit the local community, and to present these at regional and national conferences, in which Ferrum College has won many awards. Enactus reflects our vision and conviction that a Ferrum College education balances both classroom learning and experiential components to provide students with opportunities to learn and achieve.... [-]

USA Ferrum
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
McGovern Education Group

The Bachelor of Accounting, also known as the Bachelor of Accountancy, is the principal academic degree in accountancy in many countries. This four-year degree often requ ... [+]

The Bachelor of Accounting, also known as the Bachelor of Accountancy, is the principal academic degree in accountancy in many countries.

This four-year degree often requires study sufficient for professional practice in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, and taxation.

The curriculum also includes intermediate coursework in business law and economics and general coverage of management theory, business mathematics, and statistics. Some programs allow students to specialize in topics like Tax Accountancy, Auditing, or Forensic Accountancy.

Tuition for a Bachelor of Accounting program starts at $24,000 USD per academic year, although partial merit scholarships are available for high performing international students based on IELTS (6.5+) and TOEFL (90+) exam scores as well as CGPA and SAT (1150+) exam scores.... [-]

USA Oklahoma City
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Maryville College

The Minor in Accounting is designed to supplement a student's preparation in a major field. It provides additional depth in the field and background for further study. ... [+]

Accounting Why study Accounting at M.C.?

The Minor in Accounting is designed to supplement a student's preparation in a major field. It provides additional depth in the field and background for further study.

The minor in Accounting is not open to students majoring in Finance/Accounting.

To be eligible to take the CPA exam, an individual must have earned a degree from an accredited college or university and complete a total of 150 semester hours with certain designated hours in accounting and in business.

Several universities offer Master of Accountancy programs tailored for liberal arts college graduates; the admission standards of these programs require no additional accounting courses beyond what is offered through the accounting minor at Maryville College. Students interested in accounting, who have completed a Maryville College degree and accounting minor requirements may be eligible for the 15-month Master of Accountancy program available at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville upon completion of 3 additional accounting courses at U.T. in the summer following graduation.... [-]

USA Maryville
September 2019
Full-time
19 - 20 hours
Campus
Northeastern State University

The Accounting major is designed for the person who is analytical and seeks a career that can branch into almost any area of business. The two areas of emphasis in this m ... [+]

The Accounting major is designed for the person who is analytical and seeks a career that can branch into almost any area of business. The two areas of emphasis in this major lead graduates toward the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification.

A CPA seeks a career in public accounting with careers available in auditing, consulting, or tax preparation. In the State of Oklahoma, prospective CPAs must have 150 hours of academic credit prior to sitting for the examination.

A CMA seeks a career in the corporate sector providing services related to company operations, including the development of financial statements, analysis of costs and operations. An increasing proportion of time is spent on evaluation and analysis of financial information.... [-]

USA Tahlequah Muskogee Broken Arrow
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Drury University

Drury University's accounting major is the ideal program for students desiring to become either public or private accountants. ... [+]

Focus

Drury University's accounting major is the ideal program for students desiring to become either public or private accountants. The financial sector has seen a proliferation of rules and regulations in response to corporate scandals and financial crises. In addition, tougher lending standards and the globalization of business requires more demand for accountants as stricter reporting requirements will be required in the future. Drury’s accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the necessary requirements to sit for the CPA exam as defined by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Please see www.nasba.org for more information on the Uniform CPA Exam.... [-]

USA Springfield
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

There is no better place to focus on an education in accounting than at The Business School at Humber. Our experienced faculty combined with an industry-focused curriculu ... [+]

Accounting At Its Very Best

There is no better place to focus on an education in accounting than at The Business School at Humber. Our experienced faculty combined with an industry-focused curriculum and renowned industry partners put our program among the very best. Benefit from program-specific resources like "The Accounting Centre" and challenging case studies.

Our Program

Humber’s Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting degree program will help you develop skills in the applied aspects of the profession. Introductory courses provide a fundamental understanding of a variety of business disciplines along with their functions and relationships. Upper-year courses provide a more in-depth study of accounting. Elective courses available in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences will enrich and extend your academic experience. The program emphasizes critical thinking, analytical skills, communications, and leadership. Areas of study include marketing, law, economics, operations management, ethics, human resources management, organizational behavior, financial accounting, management accounting, financial management, taxation, audit, strategic management, and statistics and quantitative analysis.... [-]

Canada Toronto Fredericton
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay

In the Accounting program, you gain both the in-depth accounting knowledge and the broad background in business needed to understand the role of accounting in the busines ... [+]

Disciplinary

Both the major and minor in Accounting are disciplinary. "Disciplinary" means that all accounting students receive vigorous and thorough training in accounting. More than 90 percent of UW-Green Bay Accounting graduates typically find employment in their chosen career within six months of graduation. Alumni surveys indicate that alumni perceive the Accounting program very favorably, their program of study prepared them extremely well for their careers, the quality of the Accounting faculty is "excellent" and they would definitely recommend the program to others. Recent surveys also suggest that well over 30 percent of the Accounting graduates pass all four parts of the C.P.A. exam during their first sitting; of those who take it a second time, 75 percent pass all four parts. These figures compare very favorably with the national averages, where the first time pass rate is approximately 20 percent. ... [-]

USA Green Bay
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Barney School of Business

Accounting is a professional major designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in public accounting, management accounting and financial management. The major ... [+]

Accounting is a professional major designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in public accounting, management accounting and financial management. The major provides students the opportunity to acquire the basic knowledge of accounting theory and practice including the areas of reporting standards, auditing, federal income taxation, cost accounting, budgeting, technology and management consulting.

Courses in the major introduce students to the theory of accounting and its interrelationship with other fields of business including financial analysis, operations management and information technology. The program provides a solid background both for initial employment in the accounting profession, and for professional examinations including the Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant.... [-]

USA Hartford
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 5 years
Campus