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Corporate Accounting and Finance, B.S.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Kansas City, MO, United States
Rockhurst University’s Corporate Accounting and Finance major is a concentration within the Bachelor of Science in business administration (BSBA) degree offered through the Helzberg School of Management. You’ll explore careers in finance and concepts in accounting, investments, financial markets and institutional management. 
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Overview

This Corporate Accounting and Finance degree program offered by the Rockhurst University will transform you into an expert in financial accounting and management accounting, allowing you to create information structures and systems to maximize organizational performance in your future workplace. This vital role helps businesses reach their full potential.

Both sequences were developed by expert Helzberg School financial accounting faculty based on market research and consultation within hiring managers at area companies with a goal of better preparing students for the evolving accounting and finance industry.

In addition to this, you also have the option to pursue Excel certifications, further differentiating you from your peers.

And we can’t forget to mention one of the most important reasons why you should earn your corporate accounting and finance degree from Rockhurst University: The Helzberg School of Management is AACSB accredited. This is the highest level of accreditation and one achieved by only five percent of business schools in the world. A finance degree from an AACSB-accredited school sets your business management degree, and you, apart from the pack.

Learning Outcomes 

Graduates who earn a corporate accounting and finance degree from RU will be able to demonstrate:

  • Leadership: Graduates exhibit skills in personal responsibility, awareness of self and others, ability to work effectively in groups, and 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; and identify and analyze issues in corporate social responsibility to propose and defend an appropriate course of action.
  • Business Skills and Knowledge: Graduates define, describe and demonstrate foundational business knowledge in addition to their accounting and finance acumen.
  • International/Global: Graduates 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.
  • 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.

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:

  • Essentials of Finance
  • Computing Technologies for Business
  • Prescriptive Analytics for Business Decision Making
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior

  • Investments

  • Corporate and Partnership Taxation

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

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

Funding

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