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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The Department of Accounting from Jackson State University offers the BBA degree with a major in Accounting.  Also, we work with the College of Business Graduate Business Studies to offer the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) and the PHD in Business with a concentration in Accounting. 

Accounting graduates from Jackson State University are trained to speak the technical language of business.  Our BBA and MPA graduates find employment opportunities in public accounting (e.g., “Big Four CPA Firms”), Government (e.g., Internal Revenue, FDIC, FBI, state tax and audit agencies) and Industry (corporate financial reporting, internal audit, etc.).  Many of our graduates do go on to sit for and complete the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination.

Accreditation

The College of Business is accredited by the Association for Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation differentiates business and accounting programs from those at other institutions in terms of quality, rigor, and relevance. Only six percent of business schools worldwide are accredited by AACSB International.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • University Success for Business Majors
  • Composition
  • History of Civilisation
  • College Algebra
  • Calculus for Business
  • Music Appreciation
  • Art Appreciation
  • Foreign Language
  • World Literature
  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Accounting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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General Requirements

  • Application: A completed application
  • Transcripts: Prospective students should request that their high school send a transcript.  A six or seven semester transcript can be submitted for early review and a final official transcript submitted upon graduation which lists all high school course work, the date of graduation, grade point average, and class rank.
  • Test Scores:  Request that an official ACT or SAT score(s) is sent to Jackson State University.
  • Immunization Record: All students born after December 31, 1956 must submit proof of immunization compliance for measles, mumps, and rubella.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    845 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 845 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    845 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 845 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    345 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 345 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Tuition: per Credit Hour.

Living costs for Jackson

  • 1080 - 1650 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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