Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting
Build a solid foundation of technical and analytical skills and learn how to connect them to real-world applications with our rigorous, business-oriented curriculum. This degree will jumpstart and provide a seamless transition to your accounting career with our comprehensive academic plan.
Undergraduates gain exposure to the conceptual framework and theory of accounting, transactional analysis, asset management, liabilities, owners’ equity, and financial reporting. Cost analysis and control, accounting information systems, taxation, consolidated financial statements, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and foreign operations, auditing theory and techniques, and an understanding of the ethical and performance standards of the profession are also covered. View the requirements of an accounting major.
Accounting majors interested in a career in public accounting should consider the education and experience requirements of the CPA Exam. Candidates seeking the CPA license are required to complete 150 hours of college education, including 36 hours in accounting and auditing, business law, finance, or tax subjects. Click here for more information about how the Fox MAcc program can help interested students complete these requirements.
Accelerated 3 Year BBA
With the three-year BBA, motivated students can complete their undergraduate BBA and Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program in four years. Review the Accelerated 3 Year ACCT Plan. Contact the Department of Accounting if interested.
Fox Online BBA
Receive the same renowned faculty, international accreditation, and supportive community experience of a traditional Fox School of Business classroom with the Fox Online BBA, minus the room. You can now complete your undergraduate business degree online, without the commute. The program is specifically targeted toward adult learners who want the most flexible and supportive way to finish their degree.
Customize your degree and broaden your education with an accounting minor. This minor, offered to business and non-business majors, provides students with fundamental accounting knowledge useful in any field. You will graduate with exposure to essential business concepts, an understanding of financial statements and the accountant’s role in the management of a company, and training in the language of business.
Master of Accountancy (MAcc)
Set the groundwork for earning your CPA license with the Fox Master of Accountancy program. Over the course of three semesters, students are provided the tools to become both CPA- and career-ready with built-in review courses, top-tier job placement resources, and partnerships with Big 4, national, and regional public accounting firms. With time for review courses and sittings for all four parts of the CPA Exam included in the program—plus all 30 credit hours of the program counting toward CPA licensure requirements—you’ll be on your way to becoming a CPA in just one year.
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PhD in Accounting
The PhD program in Accounting produces high-caliber doctoral graduates ready to assume faculty responsibilities in accounting and related departments at major research universities. Candidates work in collaborative relationships with 15 full-time faculty members who hold doctorates from top business schools as they prepare for careers in research and teaching at leading academic institutions.