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Accounting, B.S.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

As an Accounting major, students complete two innovative sequences as part of the BSBA core curriculum. Both the Professional Readiness sequence and the Technology and Predictive Analytics sequences were developed by the Helzberg School of Management based on market research and consultation with hiring managers at area corporations to prepare students for the evolving workplace. Students also have the option to pursue Excel certifications as part of their studies.

What does an accountant do? Accountants impact business decisions through financial information. This information helps organizations to manage risk and set the appropriate strategies. Through auditing, accountants provide stability and assurance for financial markets and institutions, as well as the United States financial system as a whole.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Leadership: Graduates with an Accounting degree from Rockhurst University exhibit skills in personal responsibility, awareness of self and others, ability to work effectively in groups, and the ability to foster positive team dynamics.
  • Ethical Behavior and Corporate Social Responsibility: Graduates identify and analyze personal ethical problems to propose and defend an appropriate course of action; identify and analyze issues in corporate social responsibility to propose and defend an appropriate course of action through an accounting career.
  • Business Skills and Knowledge: Graduates define, describe and demonstrate foundational business knowledge. 
  • International/Global: Graduates learn to integrate relevant cultural, social, political, historical, geographic and environmental factors into the analysis of business issues and the development of an appropriate course of action through the accounting major.
  • Information Analysis and Application: Graduates identify, access and analyze relevant quantitative and qualitative information to develop, select and evaluate appropriate courses of action.
  • Communication: Graduates produce and deliver effective written products and oral communications in a variety of contexts using effective technologies.

Accreditation

The Helzberg School of Management is an AACSB*-accredited business school, an achievement only 5% of all business schools in the world can claim. Students in the Helzberg School of Management emerge from their undergraduate education as leaders of competence and conscience.

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: 

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Data Analysis 
  • Statistics and Predictive Analytics
  • Business Leadership and Social Issues 
  • Professional Readiness I: Exploration and Foundation 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete an online application for admission
  • Counselor's written recommendation
  • ACT or SAT test score
  • English proficiency: TOEFL - Internet based minimum score of 80
  • Provide an Official Statement of Finances directly from a bank or financial institution
  • Official high school academic credentials, translated into English if necessary
  • International students/scholars will be able to waive the mandatory student health insurance as long as their policy meets the criteria below, or they may enroll in Rockhurst's policy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18900 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kansas City

  • 980 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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