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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
Accountants and auditors are smart, organized, detail-minded, objective professionals who are good communicators and possess high integrity.  Through Texas Christian University’s Professional Program in Accounting (PPA), you can get your BBA and Master of Accounting degrees in five years, putting you on the road to take the CPA Exam to be a Certified Public Accountant.
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Overview

Texas Christian University's Professional Program in Accounting (PPA) provides a seamless path to professional success from the BBA to the Master of Accounting program (MAc). This three-year program emphasizes academics, professional development and career planning. Apply to the PPA between your sophomore and junior years. Admission is based on academic performance and a declared interest in pursuing an accounting career and sitting for the CPA Exam.

Career Prospects

You’ll enjoy job satisfaction in a variety of careers that provide flexibility, financial security, prestige, intellectual development and contributions to society. TCU accounting graduates have landed careers at Deloitte, KPMG, Weaver, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Grant Thornton, Whitley Penn, BDO, BNSF Railway, Goldman Sachs, Fidelity Investment, J.P. Morgan and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Audit and Assurance
  • Risk and Controls
  • Cost Analysis and Control

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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:

    550

    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.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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