Bachelor of Business Administration

Availability: On-Campus, Online | Program Length: 120 Hours

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at Texas A&M University-Central Texas provides students a rigorous course of study in a supportive setting. Students will achieve the technical proficiency and professionalism needed to continue into graduate study or begin a rewarding career. The program prepares students to satisfy the requirements to sit for the CPA Exam, or for entry-level careers in accounting that do not require licensure as a CPA.

Talk with an advisor to find out how you can pursue a micro-credential (9 credit hours) while pursuing this degree. Micro-credential options: Business Analytics & Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Financial Management & Analysis, Project Management, and Supply Chain Management.

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Marketable, Career-Focused Skills

  • Problem Solving Skills: Use analytical skills to address real world problems
  • Diversity: The ability to work in teams comprised of diverse members within an organization
  • Ethical Reasoning: Focusing on objectivity, independence, due professional care, and conflict resolution. These skills are useful for all accountants, especially those seeking certifications like the CPA, CMA CFE, and CIA
  • Collaboration: Teamwork is a general employment skill for auditing, tax, and general business.
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles US GAAP): These skills provide the ability to meet the needs of internal and external audit functions
  • Individual and Corporate Tax Skills: preparing tax returns and giving tax advice
  • Data Analytics: General employment skills using common analytics tools to evaluate financial data

Bachelor of Science (MS) in Accounting

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate financial accounting
  • Internal and external auditing
  • Governmental and not-for-profit accounting
  • Individual and corporate taxation
  • Cost and managerial accounting
  • Accounting Information System

Business micro-credentials

Learn About Micro-Credentials

A micro-credential issued by the A&M-Central Texas College of Business Administration gives you a chance to highlight your marketable skills and academic accomplishments. Even if you are not a student in the College of Business Administration, micro-credentials allow you to show future employers that you added valuable business skills and knowledge to your degree. Learn more.

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