The B.S. in Accounting offers courses focused on the preparation and analysis of financial statements, the use of accounting information for business decisions, and taxation and auditing. World-class faculty within the Bryan School of Business simulate real-world settings, helping students develop the necessary skills to succeed in their future careers. This major is offered on campus or 100% online for maximum flexibility.

The Bryan School of Business and Economics

Program Distinctions

  • The BS Program in Accounting has a strong reputation of preparing students to pursue a master’s degree in accounting and ultimately pass the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination (CPA Exam).
  • Both the bachelor’s and master’s-level accounting programs have separate accreditation – only 1% of business schools worldwide share the Bryan School’s dual AACSB accreditation in business and accounting.
  • Named a Top 20 Online Bachelor’s in Business School by U.S. News & World Report, 2021.

The Student Experience

  • Both in and out of the classroom, students can expect to be challenged and to graduate ready to begin an entry-level accounting career or to apply to a graduate program in accounting or a related field.
  • Earning your degree online allows you the flexibility to learn on your own schedule, with no set class times and no commute necessary.
  • Our online students benefit from our dedicated Online Writing Center and Online Speaking Center, and all of the same library, technology, and career resources available to on-campus students.

After Graduation

  • The B.S. Program in Accounting prepares students to have meaningful and productive careers in business and industry, government, education, and non-profit organizations.
  • Professional opportunities in accounting include auditor, consultant, information systems consultant, investment analyst, business adviser, tax adviser, controller, cost accountant, and financial planner.
  • More than 65% of our recent graduates are employed in the field following graduation, while approximately 20% go on to seek an advanced degree.
  • Employers of program graduates include Dixon Hughes Goodman, LabCorp, Leeper, Kean & Rumley, Elliott Davis, Duke Energy, Hanesbrands, Enterprise Holdings, Southwest Airlines, Moses Cone Hospital, Tempur Sealy International.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Bachelor’s

College/School: Bryan School of Business and Economics

Program Type: Online

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Dr. Randal Elder
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