Accounting Degree Specialization
Our Accounting specialization curriculum will provide you with the knowledge of financial tools, tax codes and U.S. laws needed to navigate a wide range of business environments – from the private sector to government, to not-for-profit. You can also learn how to perform key tasks such as handling payroll, managing billing functions and communicating financial data.
Consider a bachelor's degree in Accounting or follow a career track in Accounting by choosing this specialization when you earn one of the following bachelor's degrees from DeVry University in:
Learn more about DeVry's Accounting degree specialization online.
DeVry University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in accounting program and Bachelor of Science in Technical Management with a specialization in accounting programs* have achieved voluntary accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org), demonstrating it has met standards of business education that promote teaching excellence.
Conferral and Assessment Data
Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs.
*For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.
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All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.
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Want to learn how to navigate today’s tech-infused, dynamic and interconnected workplaces? Take the TechPath. Specially designed to help you gain the kinds of applied tech skills that are crucial in more and more companies today1, each TechPath class is powered by a learning rubric developed at DeVry called People-Process-Data-Devices, or P2D2. And because we believe TechPath is so important for our students and for helping to close the applied tech skills gap in this country, we’re offering our TechPath associates and bachelor’s degree programs to new students at a 20% savings2.
1Exploring America’s Tech Skills Gap and the Parallel Deficits of Applied Tech Skills and Hard Tech Skills, by The Career Advisory Board: http://careeradvisoryboard.org/research/technology-skills-gap-survey
2TechPath Associate and Bachelor’s degree programs are offered to new students at the cost of $487 per credit hour, which is 20% lower than our Non TechPath rate at $609. 20% savings is applicable to those who apply after 4/21/2017. New TechPath pricing savings do not apply to certificate programs.
When you specialize your business degree in Accounting, your coursework may include these courses:
Intermediate Accounting I, II & III
Federal Income Taxation
Federal Tax Accounting
Accounting Information Systems
A comprehensive look at financial accounting, these accounting specialization courses cover recognition and measurement of assets; external reporting; accounting for income taxes, pensions and other postretirement benefits; shareholders' equity, share-based compensation and earnings per share; accounting changes and error correction; and statement of cash flows.
Fostering analytical skills and experiential learning with computerized accounting systems, this course encompasses principles, practices and procedures used by public accountants for certifying corporate financial statements.
This accounting specialization course examines basic concepts of federal income taxation of individuals and businesses, including sole proprietorships, s-corporations and limited-partnerships. Topics include income inclusions and exclusions, property transactions, capital gains and losses, and tax credits.
In this course, students explore federal income tax concepts and their effect on individuals. Topics include the history and background of taxes, gross income, exclusions, allowable deductions and the basis for gain and loss on the disposition of property.
Students in this accounting specialization course learn to design, install, operate, and manage an integrated, automated accounting system. Topics include the general ledger, subsidiary ledgers, transaction process cycles, application controls, information security requirements, and business information systems integration.