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Portland State University

48 months
29286 USD/year
29286 USD/year
10386 USD/year
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Accounting is an integral part of business operations and economic growth as companies look to accounting professionals to not only analyze information, but to drive corporate structure and growth strategy. The program is offered by Portland State University. 

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Accredited and top ranked, Portland State University 's Accounting program instills strong theoretical and technical foundations to help students gain a broad perspective of how accounting strategies can be applied to help businesses grow and plan for a better economic future.

At Portland State University you will learn how to construct financial, cost, tax, governmental and not-for-profit accounting reports, and gain exposure to accounting software and tax research databases. Connect theory to practice by learning to analyze individual and corporate financial statements, prepare tax returns, research accounting issues, and identify and analyze corporate and industry risks. Build your technical skills through hands-on practice and graduate feeling confident and ready to jumpstart your accounting career. 

Accounting is a rigorous, fast-paced, and challenging profession. That’s why our accredited and top ranked curriculum focuses on building strong technical skills within the context of understanding the accountants' responsibility to serve the public. Prepare for your future and the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) licensure by building a solid foundation with our core accounting curriculum.

What Can I Do With an Accounting Degree?

Our accounting bachelor’s degree program prepares you for a broad range of accounting career paths. Portland State University accounting majors go on to work for employers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, with careers in a range of specialties that include:

  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Consulting
  • Corporate accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Governmental accounting
  • Nonprofit accounting

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Political Science - United States Government
  • Political Science - United States Politics 
  • Philosophy, Philosophy - Elementary Ethics, or Philosophy - Business Ethics
  • Anthropology, Psychology, or Sociology
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Accounting Mechanics
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Auditing Concepts and Practices
  • Integrated Accounting Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • To enroll as a freshman (first year), you must have completed secondary school or high school. Your education must be equivalent to United States secondary school or high school education.  
  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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    29286 USD/year
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  • National

    29286 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29286 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10386 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10386 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
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