Bachelor Programs in Professional Accounting

Compare 9 Bachelor Programs in Professional Accounting

Professional Accounting

A bachelor’s degree is a three to four-year undergraduate program that focuses on an academic subject. It typically gives students foundational knowledge and begins the development of professional skillsets. The degree prepares them to pursue advanced degree programs and/or to enter the job market.

What is a Bachelor in Professional Accounting? Students study a range of subjects including macroeconomics, microeconomics, financial markets, ethics, finance, accounting methods, accounting technology and research. Students may study the local laws related to accounting and finance, as well as any relevant international legal issues. They may have the chance to specialize their accounting studies for specialized areas such as trade companies, industrial enterprises and budgetary institutions.

After completing this degree program, students often have the skills and knowledge needed for a competitive advantage in the job market. Their background in economics and markets can help them qualify for a variety of entry-level positions.

The cost of this degree program may vary on the students’ choice of university, program, specialization and course type. To save on expenses, many students choose online classes and/or digital study materials. Also, be sure to vet programs for financial assistance programs and total costs.

With a professional accounting degree, students can gain licensure to legally practice the accounting profession. Depending on their specialization and interests, graduates can work in corporations, small firms, consultant agencies and similar institutions. In entry-level positions, they may find themselves managing client accounts or contributing to the management of expansive accounts. Other students may choose to move onto advanced or graduate degree programs in accounting or similar subjects.

Are you ready to find the right professional accounting program for you? There are many international universities offering online courses that fit into any busy or challenging schedule. 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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Bachelor of Commerce in Professional Accounting

University of the South Pacific USP
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Fiji Suva

The Bachelor of Commerce in Professional Accounting is a prescribed programme and exists for students who are already in the accounting field or have previous work experience in accounting, and wish to pursue their career in a professional accounting firm. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. The Bachelor of Commerce in Professional Accounting is a prescribed programme and exists for students who are already in the accounting field or have previous work experience in accounting, and wish to pursue their career in a professional accounting firm. This programme consists of 24 courses, of which eight are at 100-level, eight are at 200-level and eight at 300-level. [-]

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting

University of Fort Hare
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 South Africa Alice

This programme is designed for students who wish to become professional accountants. This is a three year programme designed for learners who meet the normal entrance requirements. All modules are core to the programme. [+]

This programme is designed for students who wish to become professional accountants. This is a three year programme designed for learners who meet the normal entrance requirements. All modules are core to the programme. [-]

BAcc Hons / BCom Hons in Accounting

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 week February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of these qualifications is to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles in accounting and business contexts on a postgraduate level, as well as being prepared for a career in the accounting profession or further learning in this field. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. BAccHons The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles in accounting and business contexts on a postgraduate level, as well as being prepared for a career in the accounting profession or further learning in this field. The student should be able to reflect on their managerial decision-making processes and applications based on their professional values and foundational knowledge and understanding of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles, to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of the accounting profession. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor of Accounting degree or a BCom (Accounting) degree accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) (New NQF level 7/ Old NQF level 6) with an overall average of 55% for the third year modules and a sub-minimum of 55% in Accounting 300. The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific module. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Students are allowed to repeat the Honours programme once, provided that they obtained a minimum average for the first attempt which is set by the Department. BComHons in Accounting The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual and practical skills in the analysis, interpretation and application of advanced accounting, governance and... [-]

Bachelor / BCom / BCom Extended in Accounting

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to provide a well-rounded, technically focused education that equips graduates with the technical knowledge base, proficiency and pervasive skills that will enable them to demonstrate initiative and responsibility, and that will enable the development of leadership qualities. [+]

Bachelor in Accounting The purpose of this qualification is to provide a well-rounded, technically focused education that equips graduates with the technical knowledge base, proficiency and pervasive skills that will enable them to demonstrate initiative and responsibility, and that will enable the development of leadership qualities. The programme is designed in consultation with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and recognised by them as a requirement to practice as a chartered accountant. This qualification requires a thorough grounding in the knowledge, theory, principles and skills of the profession or career concerned and the ability to apply these to professional or career contexts. The programme also serves as basis for entry into several postgraduate study opportunities. NOTE: The curriculum below allows admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Science programme. It is recommended for students who intend writing the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. POSSIBLE CAREERS Chartered Accountant – CA (SA) Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 33 English: 4 Mathematics: 5 NOTES: The Bachelor of Accounting degree is presented in English and Afrikaans. The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS). BCom in Accounting The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge base for identifying, analysing, evaluating and solving problems in the following underlying core modules: accounting; auditing; taxation and financial management. Students should be able to reflect on their decisions and applications in these... [-]

Bachelor in Accounting

Marian University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Indianapolis

Our flexible program allows you to choose whether you accumulate the 150 hours over eight, nine, or ten semesters. Most universities tell you that you will spend ten semesters at their university to accumulate the 150 credit hours. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. Bachelor in Accounting Hands On Accounting Many of the accounting students at Marian University choose to take the CPA Exam.Students from any university must accumulate 150 credit hours before they take the exam. Here is the difference at Marian. Our flexible program allows you to choose whether you accumulate the 150 hours over eight, nine, or ten semesters. Most universities tell you that you will spend ten semesters at their university to accumulate the 150 credit hours. You will work with an accounting adviser to develop a plan that allows you to choose eight, nine, or ten semesters to graduate with an accounting degree and be eligible to take the CPA Exam. Another difference is that Marian University offers a full-time accounting internship in which students earn twelve credits. Internships are typically with accounting firms during the spring semester. Why are twelve credits important? The students in our full-time accounting internship program are full-time students for financial aid, insurance, and on campus living requirements. So, our students in the full-time accounting internships do not take any other classes and are able to: 1. Concentrate on this outstanding opportunity to learn from experienced professionals; 2. Travel if their work assignments require; and 3. Work overtime to help their firm deal with the period when the firm faces its highest volume of work. An added advantage for Marian accounting students is that they do not interrupt their living arrangements during the academic year, since many full-time internships exist... [-]

Accounting

International University Alliance
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Boston

As an accounting student, you will prepare to work in fields including industry, nonprofit, government, higher education or public accounting. [+]

Accounting Recent Graduate Data Median Starting Salary: $48,425 At Time of Graduation: 72% Placement As an accounting student, you will prepare to work in fields including industry, nonprofit, government, higher education or public accounting. You will receive a well-rounded education in business, as well as specified training in accounting. Supplement your major with a concentration to give you specialized training in an area of interest and to make you more competitive in the job market. Careers Accountants are pivotal to the success of every company, particularly in heavily regulated industries and industries with an emphasis in financial transactions. As an accountant, you will have plenty of room for advancement. Many accounting graduates start as an auditor. In an internal marketing department, you can move from there to audit director, controller, vice president of finance and even chief financial officer. To get an accounting position, it is important to get internships and network during your time at the university. Typical positions include: Tax Associate Audit Associate Interal Audit Tax Planning Forensic/Investigative Accounting Personal Financial Planning Financial Reporting [-]

Bachelor of Professional Accounting

Centennial College
Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong

Whether students are aiming to be an auditor, business accountant, financial controller, company secretary, tax consultant or a finance expert, this programme will lay the foundations for you to excel in today’s dynamic business environment, and also provide you with a broad range of vital supplementary skills to help broaden your career horizons and give you access to more opportunities. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. Whether students are aiming to be an auditor, business accountant, financial controller, company secretary, tax consultant or a finance expert, this programme will lay the foundations for you to excel in today’s dynamic business environment, and also provide you with a broad range of vital supplementary skills to help broaden your career horizons and give you access to more opportunities. Upon completion of the programme, you will not only get exemptions from various professional bodies, but also gain a variety of skills in communication, global understanding and team engagement, which today’s employers are looking for in their professional graduate hires, not only in the Greater China region, but also worldwide. This programme will give you an exemplary range of key business competencies for success in tomorrow’s fast-evolving business marketplace. Special Features The programme offers a broad-based liberal education with a professional focus in order to train up all-rounded professional accountants. After completing the programme, students will be: More globally attuned as a result of exchange opportunities in China and overseas; and Equipped with vital accounting technical and soft skills, through accounting internship program and monthly professional accounting seminars, for better career options. Accounting Internship To provide you with more exposure and training in the accounting profession, the programme offers a new elective in the form of an "Accounting Internship" which offers a 6-credit accounting internship opportunity during the Second Semester from January to April in their Year 3 study. Students will be able to: Build on... [-]

Bachelor of Accounting

Charles Sturt University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2018 Australia Albury Bathurst Melbourne Wagga Wagga Port Macquarie + 5 more

CSU's Bachelor of Accounting will provide you with the analytical, communication and leadership skills you need to become a sought-after business professional. Whatever industry you'd like to work in and wherever you'd like to live, our Bachelor of Accounting can take you there. [+]

Accountants are global citizens who hold many of the most dynamic and influential positions in the world. That's because every organisation, in every industry - from agriculture to mining, from global finance to not-for-profit - relies on innovative people who can solve complex business problems. CSU's Bachelor of Accounting will provide you with the analytical, communication and leadership skills you need to become a sought-after business professional. Whatever industry you'd like to work in and wherever you'd like to live, our Bachelor of Accounting can take you there. Our flexible and professionally accredited program is offered full-time and part-time on campus, or you can study online from anywhere in the world. Night classes are available at our Albury-Wodonga Campus. Depending on your study background, CSU offers a range of pathways and credit for prior learning, including TAFE / VET qualifications. Why study this course? Our Bachelor of Accounting is a flexible online or on campus qualification with guaranteed entry pathways from Diploma in Accounting (VET) qualifications Gain a nationally recognised qualification in a highly regarded profession CSU’s emphasis on structured work placements and work-integrated assessment tasks gives you the competitive edge over other universities’ graduates. You can use work placement to gain experience in a business where you’d like to work, or take on a different role with your current employer to develop new skills Want to see the world? An accounting qualification can take you almost anywhere, from large multi-national firms in overseas cities to smaller employers in regional... [-]

Bachelor in Professional Accountancy

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 China Shenzhen

Bachelor in Professional Accountancy The program is designed to provide students with a firm foundation in accounting. In addition to technical accounting & business knowledge, the program focuses on training leadership skills, analytical and problem solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. The program is designed to provide students with a firm foundation in accounting. In addition to technical accounting & business knowledge, the program focuses on training leadership skills, analytical and problem solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills. Professionalism, ethics and information technology are integrated throughout the curriculum. The curriculum is designed to seek maximum exemption or full recognition from international professional accounting bodies, such as Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CICPA). The professional accountancy program aims to advance students' understanding of economics and management and to develop innovative and global leaders who strive for the betterment of business and society. The bachelor in accountancy program is recognized nationally and internationally as a world-class management and economics program. The program is unique in both its bilingual and global dimensions. High quality instructors actively contribute to enhancing the learning environment, while consistently meeting new standards of excellence. Promotional Points of CUHK Shenzhen Scholarship and other Financial Opportunities Entry Scholarships for 4 years All international applicants will automatically be considered for one of the admission scholarships along with admission decisions. 100% Tuition Fee Scholarship 50% Tuition Fee Scholarship 25% Tuition Fee Scholarship Consideration will be based on applicants’ English level, high school academic performance and an interview. Candidates may be asked to submit further supporting materials. The scholarship will be provided for 4 years, as long as entry scholarship owners can keep their... [-]