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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fair Plain, MI, United States
Do you love to solve puzzles and revel in details? Put that love of order to good use and become part of the glue that holds businesses together with the Accounting program of Andrews University.
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Overview

Why Accounting at Andrews

  • Learn from professors with a unique blend of international and domestic, managerial and analytical, research and practical accounting experience during the Accounting program of Andrews University.
  • Profit from free accounting tutoring or become an accounting tutor yourself for additional experience!
  • Broaden your accounting experience by volunteering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program through Enactus or join our Accounting Club for exposure to professionals in the field and camaraderie with your peers.
  • Connect with our successful and growing accounting alumni mentoring network, and listen to professionals speak on maintaining integrity and honesty in business as part of our “Excellence in Business Speakers” series.

Careers in Accounting

A Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting is a starting point for career success. All businesses—from small businesses and giant corporations to hospitals and government offices—employ accounting professionals to help maintain their day-to-day operations. After graduation, become an accountant, auditor, budget analyst, healthcare administrator, or financial analyst or use your BBA as a stepping stone to becoming a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, or certified management accountant to increase your marketability.

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:
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Cost and Managerial Accounting
  • Individual Taxation
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Business Communication
  • Auditing

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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Prospective students can upload unofficial transcripts directly into the application system during the application process
  • A certified (true) copy of the original transcript attested by an authorized person (i.e. Ministry of Education, authorized personnel at the embassy, department of interior affairs, Justice of the Peace, etc.) (international students)
  • You must have a high school GPA of 2.50 or higher (or an overall GED score at the 50th percentile or higher)
  • ACT/SAT is not required for international students
  • International and domestic prospective students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fair Plain

  • 1000 - 1500 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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