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Accounting, BSBA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Omaha, NE, United States
The Accounting program of the University of Nebraska Omaha prepares students for professional accounting and business careers by delivering AACSB Accounting Accredited and IMA Endorsed BSBA-Accounting and Master of Accounting programs.
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Overview

The students in the Accounting program of the University of Nebraska Omaha have the opportunity to acquire an excellent accounting education from faculty members who use appropriate and varied teaching methodologies and who incorporate the most recent developments in their discipline into the curriculum. 

Accounting instructors seek to create an environment which maximizes the development of critical skills such as problem solving, analysis, communication and teamwork. Students are strongly encouraged to continue their professional development and to enhance their careers by seeking a Master of Accounting or other graduate degree and one or more professional certifications or designations. Well-recognized and valued accounting certifications include the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), the Certified Management Accountant (CMA), the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Career Options

Accounting study at UNO provides the skills for many diverse career choices in the accounting field as well as an excellent foundation to pursue CPA, CMA, and other types of certifications. Accounting career options include professional positions in the areas of auditing and information systems, financial accounting, management accounting, and taxation.  The School of Accounting offers Power Lunches and the annual Accounting Careers Expo as part of its Accounting Careers Program for students to explore diverse accounting career paths and to engage with accounting professionals.  The School of Accounting's Accounting Career Advisor and Internship Coordinator mentors and advises students and provides guidance for internships and other career opportunities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Federal Income Taxation
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • Analytics for Accounting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    44

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit an online application.
  • A 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Request official ACT or SAT scores be sent to UNO if you have less than 24 credits.
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee by credit card when completing the application for admission.
  • Grade sheets and transcripts from each institution attended.
  • Proof of English proficiency. Special Note: If you are unable to provide proof of English proficiency please apply to our Intensive Language (ILUNO) program.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • UNO Financial Affidavit.
  • Bank statements showing adequate funding for one academic year.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21718 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21718 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8136 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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