Earning a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Purdue Global could provide you with the business foundation and strategies to pursue career development.* Our programs are designed and taught by professors with first-hand industry knowledge and are reviewed by industry executives. This helps ensure your education reflects the top hiring priorities and needs of leading businesses. If you are interested in advancing your business career or exploring new job opportunities in a variety of fields, including banking, financial services, purchasing, and information technology, consider the online Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program. Graduates may pursue entry-level positions in the accounting industry, including tax preparation firms and payroll departments. Courses cover accounting principles including new tax laws, financial statements, balance sheets, asset management, inventory analysis, accounting software, and cost-volume-profit analysis. Choose a degree concentration in auditing-forensic accountancy, managerial accountancy, public accountancy, or tax accountancy. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting is just one of the Purdue Global business programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which demonstrates that Purdue Global has met standards of business education established by ACBSP that promote teaching excellence and continuous quality improvement.
†* Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. To sit for the CPA Exam, states require students to have obtained 150 semester hours or 225 quarter credit hours. This program is 180 quarter credit hours (120 semester hours). To be eligible to sit for the CPA exam, a student who has completed Purdue Global’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting would need to complete the University's Master of Science in Accounting or its equivalent elsewhere. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass exams. This program was not designed to meet any specific state’s requirements for licensure or certification, and Purdue Global makes no representations or warranties as to whether the degree or any individual courses meet such requirements. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information.
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