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Bachelor's in Accounting Degree Program

Bachelor's in Accounting Degree Program

If you're looking for the opportunity to play an important role in some of today’s most dynamic industries, a bachelor's degree in accounting could help you do just that. From the private sector, to government institutions, to not-for-profit organizations, DeVry University’s Bachelor's in Accounting program is designed to help you learn about the financial tools, tax codes and U.S. laws and technology applications needed to address modern business challenges in a variety of environments.

As an accounting degree holder you can consider a wide range of professional paths including financial accounting, budget analysis, internal auditing and forensic accounting. Your degree may also satisfy requirements necessary for you to pursue a master's degree and may help prepare you for the CPA exam. Our tech-infused bachelor’s in Accounting degree program includes elements of Becker Professional Education’s industry-leading CPA Exam prep built right in to the coursework, so you can gain exposure to today’s relevant CPA exam topics.

DeVry University’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program* has 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.

Take the TechPath

TechPath

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.

Learn More

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.

Bachelor of Science

Accounting

Graduation Requirements

  1. <p>semester-credit hours</p>
    120

    semester-credit hours

Accounting Program Courses

The courses within DeVry University’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program span topics related to management, ethics, information technology and beyond. Core or required coursework areas for DeVry’s accounting students may include auditing, federal tax accounting, accounting research and business law.  

Additionally, at DeVry we believe in broadening your knowledge and skills beyond the area of your accounting degree program. To help prepare you for the interconnected workplace and business markets of tomorrow, your general studies may include communications, humanities, mathematics, social sciences and more. As an online accounting student at DeVry, you can also connect with peers through technology such as Cisco Spark, WebEx and Voice Thread.

Our Bachelor’s in Accounting degree program may include these courses:

Intermediate Accounting I, II & III

Auditing

Federal Income Taxation

Accounting Information Systems

Senior Project

Intermediate Accounting I, II & III

Accounting students have the opportunity to gain skills needed to perform business functions like bookkeeping, payroll and billing. Discover the foundational aspects of financial accounting, from measurement of assets to accounting for income taxes.

Auditing

Become familiar with the accounting principles, practices and procedures used by public accountants for the critical role of verifying corporate financial statements.

Federal Income Taxation

Explore federal income tax concepts such as gross income, exclusions and allowable deductions. Learn ways to determine the effect of various elements of taxation on finances of individuals in the United States.

Accounting Information Systems

Learn to design, install, operate and manage an integrated, automated accounting system. Topics of study include ledgers, transaction process cycles, application controls, information security requirements and business information systems integration.

Senior Project

In your final year, you have the opportunity to apply the accounting concepts you've learned to solve career-related problems as you develop a deeper sense of what it's like for professionals to navigate challenges in 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.

Career Services for Accounting Degree Students

Whether you're working to move ahead in your field or looking to take an entirely new path, DeVry’s career services  team is dedicated to helping accounting degree holders get started with or further develop their career plans. Improve your resume, establish networking contacts, and explore opportunities in your field after graduation. Wherever your accounting degree takes you, DeVry has tools, resources and advisors available to help you pursue your professional goals.