Accounting is one of the top 20 industries in the Metro area and is expected to have continued job growth over the next 15 years. With today’s global competition, the management of costs is vital to ensuring organizations’ and corporations’ financial viability and profitability. Accounting professionals are sought after to implement effective cost control measures across all sectors of the economy.

In the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting program, you’ll develop a solid understanding of the interconnected functional areas of organizations, and learn to prepare, analyze and present financial statements that facilitate decision making.

The major is designed to meet the undergraduate degree requirements for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA.) exam for DC, Maryland and Virginia. Graduates will need to accrue an additional 30 credit hours before sitting for the exam. With a strong foundation in ethics, business law, and regulatory knowledge, the curriculum also covers forensic accounting, which helps prepare students to be Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs).

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Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: B.S.
School: School of Professional Studies
Format: Evening/Weekend
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Accounting is one of the top 20 industries in the Metro area and is expected to have continued job growth over the next 15 years. With today’s global competition, the management of costs is vital to ensuring organizations’ and corporations’ financial viability and profitability. Accounting professionals are sought after to implement effective cost control measures across all sectors of the economy.

In the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting program, you’ll develop a solid understanding of the interconnected functional areas of organizations, and learn to prepare, analyze and present financial statements that facilitate decision making.

The major is designed to meet the undergraduate degree requirements for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA.) exam for DC, Maryland and Virginia. Graduates will need to accrue an additional 30 credit hours before sitting for the exam. With a strong foundation in ethics, business law, and regulatory knowledge, the curriculum also covers forensic accounting, which helps prepare students to be Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs).

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The affordable tuition for the Accounting (B.S.) degree program in SPS is $590 per credit hour.

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In the current era of global competition, management of costs is vital to ensuring organizations’ and corporations’ financial viability and profitability. Accounting professionals implement effective cost control measures across all sectors.

Convenient Evening and Weekend Courses Including

BADM 221 Financial Accounting
BADM 223 Managerial Accounting
ACCT 311 Federal Income Taxation
ACCT 401 Auditing
ACCT 421 Forensic Accounting

Learn In-Demand Skills

Business Writing
Computer Applications for Business
Managerial Accounting
Auditing
Financial Analysis and Reporting

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Certified Professional Accountant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Budget Director
  • Loan Officer
  • Certified Fraud Examiner

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