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Accounting, B.A., B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Saint Petersburg, FL, United States
The objective of the baccalaureate degree in Accounting from University of South Florida St Petersburg is to develop responsible employees, licensed and other professionals, and leaders through accounting education and multidisciplinary learning, research, and service in a global environment.
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Graduating Accounting majors from University of South Florida St Petersburg should demonstrate basic competencies in financial accounting and reporting, cost accounting, accounting information systems, taxation and auditing. Students learn the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue careers in public accounting, auditing, taxation, corporate, government and non-profit organizations.

The baccalaureate program also prepares students for continuing study in the USF St. Petersburg MBA Program or other venues designed to meet the Florida "5th year" education requirements necessary to become licensed as a CPA, or prepare for other professional certifications (e.g. CIA, CMA, CFE, etc.)

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting 
  • Cost Accounting and Control
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • Concepts of Federal Income Taxation
  • Selected Topics in Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Governmental/Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Internal and Operational Auditing
  • Federal Taxation of Business Entities 
  • Advanced Financial Accounting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

In order for a candidate to be considered for admission to the USFSP MBA, he/she must submit the following:

  • A completed USF St. Petersburg online Graduate Program Application
  • $30 application fee due at the time the online application is completed
  • A current resume
  • A statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation, including at least one professional reference
  • One official transcript from each institution of higher learning attended
  • USF System transcripts excluded
  • An official GMAT or GRE score unless a waiver is granted

Tuition Fee

  • International

    346 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 346 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    194 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 194 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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