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Accounting, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Florida City, FL, United States| Online
The Accounting program of Saint Leo University prepares you to succeed in a variety of industries around the world, from multinational corporations to museums to tech-savvy start-ups.
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Overview

The Accounting program of Saint Leo University teaches students that accountants are the lifeline of every business. They steer an organization's financial course, prevent fraud, and help businesses make sound decisions about managing their money. 

Providing one-on-one attention, faculty members mentor and coach you to be successful not only in the classroom, but in the workplace. Faculty members have placed students in internships with Big 4 accounting firms every summer, tapping into their professional networks from years of working in the corporate sector. Graduates from our BA in Accounting degree program are currently employed in positions like Auditors, Chief Financial Officers, IRS Investigators, Tax Accountants and much more. 

Get ready to become certified once you master challenging concepts, such as advanced auditing, financial statement analysis, cost accounting and forecasting. Whether interning for a CPA firm or listening to alumni lecture about their field experiences, you'll understand the importance of accounting in the real world and your ethical responsibilities as a practitioner.

What can you do with a degree in Accounting?

Most graduates find entry-level accounting positions in profit, not-for-profit and government organizations.

  • CPA
  • Auditor
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • IRS Investigator
  • Controller
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Tax Accountant

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Cost Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Accounting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • Application
  • Submit transcripts, mark sheets, diplomas or certificates from all post-secondary institutions attended, along with course descriptions and credit values
  • All international candidates for admission must prove English language proficiency
  • Photocopy of the Biographical section of your current passport
  • Proof of Financial Ability to Pay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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