48 months
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11936 USD/year
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About

The Professional Accountancy degree from Dakota State University takes you beyond traditional accounting and prepares you to become a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA). 

Overview

In South Dakota, CPA candidates are required to have 150 semester hours of college credit before they’re allowed to take the CPA certification test. Lucky for you, we created the Professional Accountancy degree from Dakota State University to align with this requirement.

With Microsoft Suite, QuickBooks, Sage 50, and tax preparation embedded into our curriculum, you’ll have a competitive edge amongst your peers. You’ll also get a solid background in other various technical systems, which will help you understand, manage, and lead accounting teams.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the BS degree in Professional Accountancy, in addition to the Accountancy Learning Outcomes, students will be able to:

  • Research and analyze external and internal factors to make informed business decisions.
  • Demonstrate effective, compelling, and logical oral communication in business environments.
  • Demonstrate effective, logical writing in business communications.
  • Utilize quantitative. technology-supported approaches to analyze business issues.
  • Integrate the principles of ethics and social responsibility in business decision-making.
  • Identify the complexity of business operations in a global environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to conduct tax law research
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of legal business entities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Statistics 
  • Business Finance
  • Managerial Communications 
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Business Law 
  • Organization and Management 
  • Marketing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

In order to demonstrate your academic ability to meet the academic challenges at DSU, you’ll need to meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Maintain an above-average academic record at least equivalent to a "B-" (2.60 on a 4.00 GPA scale)
  • Be in the top 60% of your class 
  • Get an ACT composite score of 18 or above, or get an SAT score of 950 or above with subscores of at least 480 on the Math and 450 on the Critical Reading

Submit original academic transcripts

  • Your academic transcripts need to be originals or official certified true copies. If your transcripts are not in English, certified true translations must be attached.

Be proficient in English

  • If you’re not a native speaker of English, you must demonstrate proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5968 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    11936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5968 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4417 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Madison

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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