Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Accounting
Western Governors University

Program Details

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)

Western Governors University is the only university to have received simultaneous accreditation by four regional accrediting commissions. Currently, WGU's "home" accrediting commission is the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the same organization that accredits such leading institutions as the University of Washington, University of Oregon, University of Utah, Brigham Young University, and other public and private colleges.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Applicaton Requirements

Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Restricted States

California