Accounting student

Accounting - Eller College

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Earn your online BSBA in Accounting from the top-ranked Eller College of Management, and gain the skills to make effective financial decisions.

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AACSB Accredited Accounting

#25 among national public undergraduate accounting programs

68% of graduates pass the CPA exam on their first attempt

Hone your ability to collect, organize and present financial information that is crucial to the success of any business. Through this program, you will develop critical skills for compiling, analyzing and reporting on the financial conditions of companies, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and individuals.

The online program provides a flexible schedule without sacrificing the opportunity to study at the AACSB accredited Dhaliwal-Reidy School of Accountancy. As an online student, you will have access to all the same resources as on-campus students, including personal career coaching and connection to a strong network of partner firms and companies. You will also be taught by and receive mentoring opportunities from the same esteemed faculty as the on-campus accounting degree program.

Upon graduation, you may choose to pursue careers in independent auditing, tax advice and tax return preparation, financial statement preparation, financial and management consulting or entrepreneurial services. Your accounting degree will translate to in-demand roles in the field, whether you want to pursue your Masters in Accounting, CPA license or go on to work as a financial analyst, accountant or CFO.

The Accounting major is a rigorous, four-year program that requires 21 accounting units and 30 professional core units.

Eligibility: Successful applicants will be admitted to pre-business. Qualified students who have completed all necessary prerequisite courses and the program admission requirements will then progress into the Accounting major. Pre-business students have a cost of $525 per unit. Upon transition into the Accounting major, the cost increases to $560 per unit.

This program leads to professional licensure. Licensure requirements vary by state. To see if our program meets, does not meet or if we are unable to make a determination on requirements, please review the program state licensure information via the Eligibility & State Authorization page.


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Career Level: Undergraduate
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
College: Eller College of Management

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $560
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

The core curriculum for this program includes:

  • ACCT 400B&C: Intermediate Financial Accounting I/II — Explore the theory and methodology involved in accounting for assets, liabilities, stockholders' equity, net income along with analysis and interpretation of financial statements.
  • ACCT 310: Cost and Managerial Accounting – Learn concepts and analytical procedures necessary in the generation of accounting data for management planning and control.
  • ACCT 461: Accounting Information Systems – Examine the analysis, design and implementation of information systems with special emphasis on accounting applications.
  • ACCT 420: Principles of Federal Taxation – Delve into principles of federal income taxation, with emphasis on how individuals are taxed; additional topics.
  • ACCT 451: Analysis of Financial Statements – Explore structured analysis of financial statements; forecasting of income and cash flows; pro-forma financial statements; firm valuation using discounted cash flows and discounted residual income methods; comparative valuation analysis; credit analysis.
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