Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Translate Numbers into Business

Play a critical role in any business, interpreting operations and finances with an accounting degree.

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Quick Facts

Total Program Credits:
182 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 75% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
12 quarters full time
36 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
83% for 2013 - 2014

Salary Range:
Full-time $20,800 - $44,720

A bachelor’s degree in accounting from Globe University is a well-rounded degree that fits the requirements for a variety of careers. Skilled professionals are needed to meet the changing financial regulations businesses face.

Earn your bachelor’s degree in as few as 36 months with full-time, year-round classes. Learn the essential skills employers are looking for, including:

  • Business communication
  • Payroll management
  • Managerial accounting
  • Tax preparation
  • Analytics

Gain a well-rounded business education with courses in:

  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Marketing

The bachelor’s degree in accounting program provides a balance of in-depth accounting knowledge and the business and communication skills employers’ value. Our bachelor’s in accounting includes:

  • Experienced instructors and personalized instruction
  • Courses designed with employer input
  • Job-placement assistance and career tips from career specialists

Online Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Make the most of your time with an online accounting degree from Globe University. Get your accounting degree online or combine online and on-campus accounting courses to complete your degree efficiently. Get the same experience online as in the classroom with professional instructors and small class sizes. Learn more about Globe University’s online division.

One of our representatives will be happy to answer any questions. Contact admissions or call 1-877-303-6060 for more information or to arrange a free career-planning meeting.

  • Payroll Accounting

    Students compute wages and salaries, withholding for social security and income taxes and unemployment compensation taxes. The course also requires students to maintain payroll records and to prepare the relevant tax forms.

    Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting

    An introduction to the accounting and reporting requirements for non-profit entities. Students apply fund accounting techniques to transactions in governmental units and not-for-profit organizations.

    Cost and Managerial Accounting

    A survey of techniques for planning and managing costs, emphasizing manufacturing environments. Topics include master budgets, flexible budgets, variances, costs allocation, decision analysis, capital budgeting, and costs analysis.

    Certified Management Accounting Review

    The course provides capstone coverage of financial planning and performance, control concepts, as well as financial decision making. The course also serves as a review for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam. Practice test questions are a significant part of the class.

  • These companies have hired our accounting graduates:

    Bachelors in Accounting Graduates July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2014

    ·         3M Corporation

    ·         All In One Accounting, Inc.

    ·         Cargill

    ·         Carlson Companies

    ·         CB Richard Ellis

    ·         H & R Block

    ·         Mayo Clinic

    ·         Merrill Corporation

    ·         Minnesota Department of Revenue

    ·         Target Corporation

    1. Job Title(s)
    2. 10th Percentile Salary
    3. 25th Percentile Salary
    4. 50th Percentile Salary
    1. Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks
    2. $21,610
    3. $27,750
    4. $35,170
    1. Accountants and Auditors
    2. $39,930
    3. $49,540
    4. $63,550

    This annual salary data is taken from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for this job title. The 10th percentile indicates the bottom 10 percent of earners make less than that figure annually; the 25th percentile means the bottom quarter of workers earn less than the number; and the 50th percentile shows the median income for the profession.

    The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected employment growth rates for 2012-2022

    1. 13%

    Accountants & Auditors

    1. 11%
    Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks
    1. 11%

    Average for all Occupations

    View Bureau of Labor Statistics