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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
Not only is the field of accounting experiencing significant growth, but regulation changes and technology advancements ensure there is no shortage of opportunities and challenges. The Accounting program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is a good fit for individuals that are detail-orientated, enjoy working with numbers and have an aptitude for technology.
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Overview

The Accounting program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is designed to prepare its majors to begin a career in various parts of the profession — public accounting, corporate accounting, not-for-profit and government accounting. Beyond the principles of accounting, students gain knowledge of tax law, financial and managerial accounting, cost management, auditing, accounting information systems and advanced applications of technology such as data analysis and visualization programs.

Accounting graduates can be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a satisfactory performance on the CPA exam and completion of 150 credit hours. Many graduates of the BBA in Accounting program continue on in the one-year Master of Professional Accountancy program to meet the credit requirements for CPA licensure, specialize in one of four focus areas, and enhance their future career options. Students can also complete a 150-credit BBA with majors in accounting and another business discipline. A 120-credit non-CPA BBA in Accounting is also available.

The College of Business and Economics offers a rich breadth of co-curricular activities to enhance student development and learning outcomes, including award-winning student organizations and applied learning experiences through internships and the UW-Whitewater Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. These efforts, as well as the college's outstanding reputation for its accounting program, have resulted in a 100 percent placement rate for accounting majors within six months of graduation.

Job Outlook

National employment growth for accountants and auditors is expected to be 6 percent1 from 2018 to 2028, and projected growth in Wisconsin is 13 percent2 for 2016 to 2026. Most employers require a bachelor's degree in accounting or related field for entry-level positions.

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:

  • Accounting Theory & Foundation
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Individual Taxation
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Cost Management
  • Auditing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • Submit an application and pay the non-refundable $50 application fee
  • A copy of your high school transcript
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
  • Submit the Certification of Finances Form
  • Submit a bank statement showing enough liquid funds to cover the total cost outlined here
  • Submit the biographical page in your passport electronically

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7694 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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