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Houston Baptist University

48 months
35500 USD/year
35500 USD/year
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The Accounting program at the Houston Baptist University is about the language of business. At HBU, our accounting majors study a variety of accounting specialties including cost accounting, government and nonprofit, audit, taxation, and international accounting. This broad spectrum provides our students the skills needed in the marketplace.


The Accounting program at the Houston Baptist University is designed to prepare students for the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) exam. In addition to preparing students academically, the school also prepares students for life in the accounting profession. 

Upon graduation, the students have extensive experience in working in groups, problem-solving and critical thinking, which are vital for a career in accounting. The school utilizes its professional network to invite a variety of business professionals to campus. Whether it’s providing a guest lecture, performing mock interviews or reviewing resumes, the students are getting feedback about the real world from accounting professionals. In addition, many of our students obtain internships and/or full-time positions with large, international accounting firms.

After Graduation

Students graduating with a degree in accounting are prepared to go directly into the work force or enter a graduate program in business. A master’s degree offers the graduate a 10 to 20 percent starting salary premium. 

Additionally, accountants are frequently required to demonstrate technical competence by way of certification. The most common certifications that accountants pursue include the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), the Certified Management Accountant (CMA), the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Corporate Financial Management (CFM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cost Accounting 
  • Individual Income Tax 
  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting 
  • Auditing 
  • Government and Nonprofit Accounting 
  • Taxation for Corporations and Other Entities 
  • Advanced Auditing Issues 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Show proof of sufficient English skills 
  • TOEFL, IELTS, SAT and/or ACT scores, OR 
  • Completion of two (2) classes of collegiate English taken in the United States 
  • Certificate of completion from Language Consultants International (ESL program) 
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent at an accredited institution of higher education whose instruction is conducted in English.

Tuition Fee

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    35500 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35500 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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