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Bachelor of Science in Professional Accountancy

Program Details

Dakota State University offers the online Bachelor of Science in Professional Accountancy. This program takes you beyond traditional accounting and prepares you for certification. You’ll learn the essentials of accounting, but you’ll also get a solid background in the technical systems underlying modern accounting. This will help you understand, manage, and lead accounting teams—or start your own business.

Potential career opportunities:

  • Financial Analyst
  • CPA Firms


  • First time freshmen under the age of 24 must meet one of three of the following requirements: ACT composite score (18 or above), or SAT Reasoning Test Math and Critical Reading (sub-score of 870 or above); cumulative 2.6 GPA (4.0 scale) or higher; rank in upper 60% of high school graduating class.
  • Prerequisite courses in English, math, laboratory science, social science, fine arts, and computer science are also recommended in order to be accepted into a bachelor’s program.
  • For students over the age of 24: must have graduated from high school, completed the GED with a combined score of a minimum of 2250 and a minimum of 410 on each test, or met state requirements for the high school equivalency certificate.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)