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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Program Details

Earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Purdue University Global could provide you with the business foundation and strategies to pursue career development.* Our programs are designed and taught by professors with first-hand industry knowledge and are reviewed by industry executives. This helps ensure your education reflects the top hiring priorities and needs of leading businesses. If you are interested in advancing your business career or exploring new job opportunities in a variety of fields, including banking, financial services, purchasing, and information technology, consider the online Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program. Graduates may pursue entry-level positions in the accounting industry, including tax preparation firms and payroll departments. Courses cover accounting principles including new tax laws, financial statements, balance sheets, asset management, inventory analysis, accounting software, and cost-volume-profit analysis. Choose a degree concentration in auditing-forensic accountancy, managerial accountancy, public accountancy, or tax accountancy. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting is just one of the Purdue University Global business programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which demonstrates that Purdue University Global has met standards of business education established by ACBSP that promote teaching excellence and continuous quality improvement.

*Purdue University Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required. Certain accounting positions may require further certification and/or licensing by individual states. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.

Requirements

May be required to complete an informational interview. To apply you must meet one of the following standards: Are a high school graduate; Possess a General Education Development certificate or state-specific equivalency diploma; Possess a Home Study certificate or transcript from a Home Study program that is equivalent to high school level and recognized by your home state, and be beyond the age of compulsory attendance in that state; Are a high school senior eligible to apply and submit proof of high school graduation. May be required to take an entrance examination.

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information on Purdue University Global’s ACBSP accreditation, visit www.acbsp.org.

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents in: District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and California.