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Online BS in Accounting Degree Completion Program

Gain the Skills to Ensure Financial Security

The online bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Saint Mary is designed to help you kickstart your career and explore advancement opportunities. Through innovative data analysis tools, you will learn first-hand how to diversify your skill set to help businesses grow.

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Accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the online BS in Accounting will prepare you for a career in a thriving industry. The program features a practical, real-world curriculum designed and delivered by professors with extensive experience in the field. As a result, you will develop a refined skill set based on the fundamentals of accounting.

The program is designed for students who already hold an associate's degree or those who have already completed their general education requirements. Allowing students to focus entirely on core accounting courses to progress through the program. Pursue higher education opportunities through USM's Triple Advantage program and integrate CPA and MBA tracks after graduation.

Career Outlook

As an accountant, you will be trained to enter the vast world of commerce to ensure financial security to your organization. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, accountants earn an average salary of $71,550.1 Additionally, accountant positions are expected to grow by 6% through 2028.

A number of accounting firms require graduates carry a certified public accountant (CPA) qualification. The University of Saint Mary offers a CPA track for students aiming to achieve career advancement opportunities.

Curriculum

As part of the online BS in Accounting, you will engage with a rigorous curriculum designed by experienced professionals. The core coursework explored in the program is structured to prepare you with a real-world, pragmatic knowledge base to help you advance your career. Topics explored in the program include advanced accounting, auditing, taxation, business communications, accounting information systems, and data analysis.

Students are prepared to enter future business ventures as leaders in finance. With a focus on communication, networking, and leadership skills, the program organically leads into both a dynamic internship opportunity within the degree and an integrated MBA / CPA track.

Take the Next Step

Learn more about how the University of Saint Mary online can help you advance your career and achieve your goals. Call us today at 877-307-4915 to speak to an Admissions Advisor or request more information.

1Bureau of Labor Statistics. Accountants and Auditors. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm (Retrieved on July 29, 2020).