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Accountancy, B.A.

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Worcester, MA, United States
Students can pursue either a major or minor in accounting. Assumption College’s Accountancy program enables them to develop professional skills and knowledge that prepare them for careers in public accounting firms, corporate settings, or nonprofit institutions.
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Overview

One advantage of Assumption College’s Accountancy curriculum is its breadth of business coursework and strong liberal arts foundation. Employers appreciate the critical thinking and communication skills that Assumption graduates bring to the workplace. 

Another advantage of the Assumption accounting program is the option of earning a master’s degree in one additional year after graduating with a Bachelor's degree. Students may apply for acceptance into Assumption’s BA/MBA program during their senior year.

Accounting majors are required to complete 9 accounting courses and 9 interdisciplinary courses as part of their core accounting curriculum. The curriculum provides the basic educational background needed to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examinations.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates find careers as:

  • Staff and independent auditors
  • Internal auditors (corporate employees)
  • Government auditors
  • Corporate accountants specializing in financial statements and cost analysis
  • Government and nonprofit accountants in federal, state, and local governments and educational, charitable, and fraternal organizations
  • Forensic accountants including fraud investigators and expert witnesses
  • Tax accountants engaged in research, planning, and compliance
  • Law enforcement agents focused on white collar crime

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early Decision: November 1
    • Early Action: November 1
    • Early Action II: December 15
    • Regular Decision: February 15
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Calculus I
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Statistics
  • Business Law I
  • Federal Income Taxes
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Finance

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.

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  • 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

  • Common Application
  • A personal statement or essay (part of the Common Application)
  • Official Educational Records from secondary schools
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores, waived if applicable
  • Assumption College requires SAT or ACT scores if your language or language of instruction is not English.
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor
  • Bank statement which must be officially certified or notarized indicating that the candidate has sufficient funds to study at Assumption College. 
  • $50 application fee made payable to Assumption College (You can pay this fee through the Common Application.) 

Tuition Fee

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    43178 USD/year
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 USD/month
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