WGU’s Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Accounting prepares students for success in the demanding world of accounting. Curriculum includes courses in business strategy, business ethics, taxation, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)—a leading specialized accreditation association for business education—and is designed with input from industry experts. This degree program is the first step toward CPA certification, and qualifies graduates to fill a variety of accounting roles, including: forensic accountant, accounting manager, financial director, or vice president of finance and operations.
*WGU cannot currently accept applicants who are residents of California.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Western Governors University is accredited by:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score