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College of Business & Management

Bachelor's in Accounting Degree Program

If you're looking for the opportunity to play an important role in some of the most exciting industries today, a Bachelor's in Accounting could help you do just that. From the private sector to government to not-for-profit, our Bachelor's in Accounting Degree Program can provide you with knowledge of the financial tools, tax codes and U.S. laws needed to navigate a wide range of business environments.

Your Bachelor's in Accounting may also satisfy requirements necessary for you to sit for the CPA exam or pursue a master's degree, opening your career opportunities in the field of accountancy even further.

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Degree: Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Graduation Requirements: 124 semester-credit hours

Flexible Study: In certain states, students may take courses on campus and online. Each session you can choose the mix of classes that helps you balance personal priorities and keeps you moving toward your goals. Please note that program and course availability varies by location.

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Career Coursework


Our Bachelor's in Accounting may include these career-focused courses:

  • Intermediate Accounting I, II & III — Discover the various aspects of financial accounting, from measurement of assets to accounting for income taxes.
  • Auditing — Become familiar with the principles, practices and procedures used by public accountants for verifying corporate financial statements.
  • Cost Accounting — Learn how to apply relevant accounting data and cost-control techniques to improve decision making.
  • Federal Income Taxation — Explore federal income tax concepts (gross income, exclusions and allowable deductions) and their effect on individuals.
  • Accounting Information Systems — Learn to design, install, operate, and manage an integrated, automated accounting system.
  • Senior Project — In your final year, you get the opportunity to apply the concepts you've learned to solve career-related problems and get a sense of what it's like within the accounting field.

To learn more about required and elective courses for our bachelor's degree in Accounting Program, request information or see the DeVry University undergraduate academic catalog.

Related Programs


Also consider the following degree programs if you're interested in advancing your career in the accounting field.

In our College of Business & Management

In our Keller Graduate School of Management

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Graduate Success


From career-focused programs to our results-driven career services team, our focus is on preparing you for your chosen career. The proof is in the numbers. In 2013, 100% of DeVry University Accounting Bachelor graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within six months of graduation at an average salary of $29,800.*

* Figure based on 2013 graduates self-reporting data to DeVry University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services.